Dr. Saeler is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and former research analyst at the Thomas J. Gamble Civic Institute. As a research analyst he has been responsible for planning and conducting evaluation research for multiple social agencies in the Erie Community including the Office of Children and Youth, the Court of Common Pleas, and the Office of Drug and Alcohol Abuse among others. He has published and presented research at multiple national conferences. He has assisted with the facilitation of the Erie County Criminal Justice Coalition by way of the Erie County Criminal Justice Board, the Erie County Policy and Planning Council, and Erie Together. He teaches Justice in America, Introduction to Corrections, Race, Crime and Justice, and Crime Prevention courses.