Jessica Emami, PhD, is an Iranian-Italian-American sociologist with expertise in gender, Iranian antisemitism, and technology. Jessica’s current research analyzes the antisemitism in the speeches and political activity of the Ayatollah Khomeini. Jessica is also the author of a forthcoming book, “Cybercrime & Punishment ” (Lexington Books, 2022), a book that describes how and why consumers use social media to punish or “cancel” others. She obtained her Ph.D. in Sociology at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, preceded by undergraduate studies in Computer and Information Science at the University of Maryland, Global Campus. Jessica has been a Research Fellow at the George Mason University Institute for Immigration Research, and Lead Researcher for the American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship Program. She is fluent in Farsi (Persian) and English and conversant in Italian.