Jonathan Bender

  • Virginia Beach Virginia


To be a contributing member of a government agency, with the ultimate goal of protecting the United States from internal and external threats.


Aug 2011 - Dec 2014


Longwood University

I have obtained my Bachelors of Science in Psychology and a minor in Homeland Security. I have also completed course work in Spanish, so I am able to read, write, and communicate in the language.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Present

Athletics Tutor

Longwood University

I assist student athletes in classes that they may need help with. I tutor in Psychology and Spanish classes. We meet for an hour and go over lessons that they did not fully understand or we go over lessons that may come up in the future.

Feb 2011 - Present

Server and Chef

Salvatore's Pizzeria

I have worked at Salvatore's, a local restaurant in Virginia Beach, for three years now on and off. I started as a dishwasher and worked my way up to a server and eventually up to cooking. I have provided excellent customer service as a server and I have embraced the responsibility of preparing healthy and edible food to customers.




Created a hypothetical psychological study over a semester, Gun Size and the Perception of Threat, by finding past examinations in the field to enhance the knowledge and relevance of the study


Developed a statistical study, using the ADD Health longitudinal database on child health, for hypothesis testing to ascertain the relationship of variables through their statistical significance


Presented information on: the factors that led to Lebanon’s civil wars and the rise of terrorist organizations in the county, the findings of the statistical study on child health, and the psychological study generated on Gun Size and the Perception of Threat

Homeland Security

Psychology Projects



Gabriele Pianenza, Owner of Salvatore's Pizzeria


Todd Dyer, Head Women's Soccer Coach at Longwood University