Dr. Jessica Wiley is an Adjunct Professor for the Public Safety and Law Enforcement Leadership program in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling at the University of St. Thomas. Dr. Wiley received her Ed.D. from Hamline University in Educational Leadership in 2003. She received her M.S. in Elementary Education from Mankato State University and B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota. As part of her doctoral program, Dr. Wiley took classes in mediation strategies and for more than five years was a facilitator in a conflict resolution program providing educators with the skills to mediate conflict.