Antonio Nicaso teaches courses on Social History of Organized Crime at Queen’s University. He is a leading expert on mafia and mafia-like criminal organizations in the world. He has published more the 30 books on organized crime, including many bestsellers.
Marcel Danesi is Full Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto, where he has been teaching since 1974. He has published extensively in the fields of linguistics, semiotics, and forensic semiotics.s