ANTONIO NICASO, Bestselling author, award-winning journalist, television producer and internationally recognized expert on organized crime. He teaches courses on Social History of Organized Crime and on Mafia in Popular Culture at Queen’s University (Kingston, Canada). He is also a lecturer at St. Jerome’s University (Waterloo, Canada). He sits on the Advisory Board of the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security at York University (Toronto) and on the International Advisory Board of the Italian Institute of Strategic Study Nicolò Machiavelli, based in Rome, Italy. He is the author of more than 30 book on organized crime.