Christopher Zoukis

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      Christopher Zoukis
    • Member Type(s): Expert
      Communications Professional
    • Title:Marketing Director
    • Organization:Brandon Sample PLC
    • Area of Expertise:Federal Criminal Defense, Prisons

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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Federal Criminal Defense, Prisons
      Summary of expertise:
      My expertise centers on American prisons and education therein, as well as federal criminal defense. I have written for a number of leading prison news outlets over the years and have extensive connections within the prison media and advocacy arenas.
      Blog/Web site:
      Books/articles published:
      Federal Prison Handbook (Middle Street Publishing, 2017); Prison Education Guide (Prison Legal News, 2016); College for Convicts: The Case for Higher Education in American Prisons (McFarland & Co., 2014)
      Foreword Magazine: Social Sciences Indie Book of the Year (3rd Place);
      IndieReader Nonfiction Discovery Award (3rd Place);
      Next Generation Indie Book Awards: Nonfiction Award;
      Colorado Independent Book Publishing Awards: Nonfiction Shortlist;
      National Indie Excellence Awards: Nonfiction Award;
      Readers Favorite Book Awards: Gold Medal, General Nonfiction; Chanticleer Book Awards: Instructional & Insightful Nonfiction Award;
      Eric Hoffer Book Awards: Montaigne Medal Finalist;
      Feathered Quill Book Awards: Nonfiction Informational Category (2nd Place)

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      Prior media experience:
      I have extensive media experience, having either been quoted by or writing articles for the Washington Post, USA Today, Huffington Post, New York Daily News, New York Journal of Books, Criminal Legal News, Prison Legal News, and others. I have experience in print, online, and on the radio.
      Educational background:
      B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Business Administration and Legal Studies)
      Brandon Sample, Esq.
      Zachary Newland, Esq.

      Federal criminal justice reform, federal criminal defense