After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from St. Leo University, Katz earned a master’s degree in business leadership from Nova Southeastern University. In 2016, Katz completed his doctoral level coursework in Organizational Psychology where his specific research emphasis focused on the effects of malicious rumoring on the leadership/followership relationship. During his studies, Katz has conducted extensive research on the “dark side of organizational behavior” (e.g. destructive leadership behavior, organizational incivility, bullying / mobbing, and corporate psychopathy).
Katz is a graduate of the 35th Session of the Southern Police Institute’s Command Officer Development Course, the 264th Session of the FBI National Academy, and has completed several executive level courses in leadership and management through Harvard University and the University of Notre Dame.