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Jimmy Williams
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Jimmy Williams
Associate Professor
Farrah 426
jwilliam@bama.ua.edu
(205) 348-7784
Curriculum Vitae

Education:
  • B.S. - Florida State University, 1979
  • M.S. - Florida State University, 1985
  • Ph.D. - Florida State University, 1990

Research Focus:

  • Courts and Politics
  • Decision-Making in Criminal Cases
  • Processing of Drug Cases

Teaching Interests:

  • Judicial Process
  • Criminological Theory
  • Minorities and Criminality

Selected Publications

  • (2003) “Sheriff Law Enforcement Officers and the Use of Force,” Journal of Criminal Justice (w/Gary Hester)
  • (2003) “SWAT and non-SWAT Police officers and the Use of Force,” Journal of
    Criminal Justice (w/David Westall)
  • (1997) "Jail Type and Inmate Behavior: A Longitudinal Analysis," Federal Probation 61:54-62 (w/John Smykla and Gary Bayens)