PhD, Lynn University; MSM, St. Thomas University; BPS, Barry University

Research Interests

Leadership; motivation; decision-making


Dr. DeYoung is the founder of Forensic Recovery LLC, which he created to serve the needs of the legal and corporate communities in electronic evidence discovery and expert testimony. Previously he worked for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in narcotics, fugitive squad, and career criminal apprehension. He spent 15 years on special weapons and tactics, serving as a tactical commander, team leader, and training coordinator. Dr. DeYoung is nationally recognized as the founder of the first federally funded task force investigating Internet crimes against children, for which he posed as a child victim on the Internet and developed expertise in computer forensics. He continues to participate in computer forensics while teaching graduate- and doctoral-level courses at Walden.