Robert Peacock is a doctoral candidate in the School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, and currently manages the US Department of Justice ICITAP Regional Program Office in Kyiv, Ukraine. He holds an MBA in Finance from Ohio University and a BA in Public Policy from the University of Michigan. Mr. Peacock's research focuses on law enforcement personnel performance and accountability. His primary interest is in police legitimacy but also has a strong interest in environmental regulation and is pursuing a Certificate in Conservation Criminology from Michigan State University. Mr. Peacock has served as the primary consultant or lead proposal author for more than $26,500,000 in Federal funds for more than two dozen international training projects between 2003 and 2016. His doctoral dissertation will test the validity of the process-based police legitimacy theory.