Jimmy  Williams

Associate Professor

  • (205) 348-7784
  • jwilliam@ua.edu
  • 426 Farrah Hall


BS, Florida State University, 1979

MS, Florida State University, 1985

PhD, Florida State University, 1990

Research Interests

Courts and politics, decision-making in criminal cases, processing of drug cases

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)