A Political Scientist, Dr. Pizzano Miraglia is trained in behavior, external relations & government affairs, policy, political institutions, communication, research methodology, theory, and business. She has an acumen for detail and ethics with extensive experience in criminal justice, EMS, ADA, energy, sustainability and natural resources, healthcare & life sciences, intergovernmental affairs, public & nonprofit organizations, proposal & grant writing, project development, and negotiation. She is a published author with multiple peer-review articles and book chapters, and lectures on a variety of subjects from environmental policy and sustainability to small business development, and evidence-based policymaking. Certificated in 1) Conflict Resolution and Mediation; 2) Associated Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE)—Griffin & Hammis.