Saint Leo University is known for offering degree programs rooted in practical education. The courses in these programs are taught by faculty with a wide range of experiences in their respective fields.

Dr. Angela Manos, an online professor in Saint Leo's criminal justice degree programs, spent over three decades in the U.S. Army. Working in law enforcement. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her students in a variety of classes she teaches.

In this episode of the Saint Leo 360 podcast, Dr. Manos is our guest. she spoke about:

  • Growing up in a military family that constantly moved due to her dad serving in the U.S. Navy
  • How she was one of the first females to go through basic training and serve in a unit with men in the Army's Military Police Corps
  • Serving several deployments in third-world countries
  • Her 18-month deployment to Afghanistan
  • How she and her comrades supported each other in the military, including the wives of her fellow male soldiers
  • What she learned most from her military service
  • Receiving a Purple Heart and a combat action badge
  • Her post-military life and involvement in the Wounded Warrior Project and other veteran-oriented organizations
  • How she got into teaching for Saint Leo University as an adjunct instructor and then as a full-time professor
  • Teaching in Saint Leo's criminal justice degree programs online
  • Her involvement in Saint Leo University's Criminal Justice Association online group and how this group and its meetings help connect students
  • What prospective students can expect out of Saint Leo's online criminal justice degree programs

Listen Now

Listen to Episode 25 of the Saint Leo 360 podcast with Saint Leo University professor of criminal justice Dr. Angela Manos here.

You can also listen and subscribe to the Saint Leo 360 podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, and Stitcher. Plus, you can find all of the Saint Leo 360 podcast episodes here.

Learn More about Dr. Angela Manos, Professor of Criminal Justice

Learn more about Dr. Angela Manos in this blog article.

Learn More about Saint Leo University's Criminal Justice Degree Programs

Interested in one of the undergraduate or graduate criminal justice degree programs at Saint Leo University? Visit this page to learn about all of your options.