Jason Williams, assistant professor in the Department of Justice Studies is co-author and editor of a new book Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Criminal Justice System.
Williams received a PhD in Administration of Justice from Texas Southern University. His research interests include: race, ethnicity and crime, criminological/criminal justice theory, critical criminology, critical policing, social control, criminal justice policy, qualitative methods, and the sociology of knowledge. He teaches courses including Current Issues in Policing, Perspectives on Justice Studies, and Selected Topics in Justice Studies. He has two books forthcoming with Routledge: Policing and Race: A Criminological Conception of #BlackLivesMatter and Black Males and the Criminal Justice System.