Melanie Reid is the Associate Dean of Faculty and a professor of law at the Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law. She teaches criminal law, criminal procedure, comparative law, criminal practice skills, and federal criminal law. Prior to joining LMU, Professor Reid was a trial attorney in the Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Section at the U.S. Department of Justice as well as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida. Professor Reid wrote an article in the University of Miami Law Review in 2016 entitled, “A Comparative Approach to Economic Espionage: Is any nation effectively dealing with this global threat?” She received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to teach U.S. criminal law and procedure at the University of Latvia Faculty of Law in Riga, Latvia in 2018. She is currently chair of the TBA’s Criminal Justice Section, vice-chair of the Federal Practice Section, and chair of the ABA’s Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative Council.