Mr. Willie Brooks, Jr

Mr. Willie Brooks, Jr

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Discipline: Criminal Justice
Office: Social Sciences Building Rm. 257
Phone: 912.358.3238
Fax: 912.358.3739
Email: brooksw@savannahstate.edu

Biography

With nearly two decade of higher education experience, my collegiate instruction include classes covering such areas as introduction to criminal justice, criminology, juvenile justice, victimology, gangs, policing, comparative criminal justice systems, alternative corrections, juvenile justice, criminal procedure and criminal law. In addition, research has been conducted and published in the areas of capital punishment, correctional practices, drug policies, hate crimes, juvenile delinquency and gangs. Current research agenda focus on the effects of juvenile waivers and prison privatization on minority disproportionality in the justice systems.

Research Interests

My research interests include criminological theory, juvenile waivers, delinquency subcultures, community policing, victimology, domestic violence, police recruitment, police subculture, juvenile delinquency prevention, juvenile and criminal justice policy formulation, drugs and drug policies, correctional practices, prison privatization, the death penalty, police liability, gangs and gang violence.

Education

PhD-ABD, Juvenile Justice - Prarie View A & M University
MS, Criminal Justice - Eastern Kentucky University
BS, Criminal Justice - Alabama State University

Awards & Honors

Name: Savannah State University NROTC Instructor of the Year
Organization: Savannah State University/Armstrong Atlantic State University NROTC
Date: 1/1/2010


Name: Vice-President
Organization: Boys & Girls Club of Victoria
Date: 1/1/2006


Name: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
Organization: Who’s Who
Date: 1/1/2003


Name: Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
Organization: Who’s Who
Date: 1/1/2002


Name: Most Outstanding College Student Organization
Organization: The Victoria College
Date: 1/1/2002


Name: Advisor of the Year
Organization: The Victoria College
Date: 1/1/2001

Publications

Title: Paradigm Shift in Responding to Drug Users and Addicts: From a Criminal Justice to a Public Health Approach
Publication Date: 5/1/2017
Volume: 5
Issue: 5
Page Number: 1-15
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: James F. Anderson, Kelley Reinsmith-Jones, Willie Mack Brooks, Adam H Langsam,

Title: Black Shootings, Conflict Theory, and Policy Implications
Publication Date: 5/1/2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 5
Page Number: 10-20
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: James F. Anderson, Kelly Reinsmith-Jones, Willie Mack Brooks,

Title: Juvenile Waivers to Adult Court
Publication Date: 4/14/2009
Publisher: Sage Publications
Page Number: pp 424-427
Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Authors: Willie Mack Brooks, Tonya Willingham,

Title: Female Gangs
Publication Date: 4/14/2009
Publisher: Sage Publications
Page Number: pp 291-294
Type: Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Authors: Tonya Willingham, Willie Mack Brooks,

Title: Criminal Justice and Criminology: Terms, Concepts, and Cases.
Publication Date: 1/30/2007
Publisher: University Press of America
Page Number: 304
Type: Book, Textbook-New
Authors: J. F. Anderson, L. Dyson, A. Langsam, Willie Mack Brooks,

Title: The Texas Sheriff: Lord of the County Line
Publication Date: 1/1/2003
Publisher: The Journal of South Texas
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Page Number: 129-130
Type: Book Review
Authors: Willie Mack Brooks,

Title: The New Female Gang Member: Anomaly or Evolution?
Publication Date: 1/1/2002
Publisher: Journal of Gang Research
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Page Number: 47–65
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: James F Anderson, Willie Mack Brooks, Adam Langsam, Laronistine Dyson,

Title: Slamming the Door: Denying Education Loans to Drug Offenders
Publication Date: 1/1/2002
Publisher: South Texas Studies
Volume: 13
Page Number: pp 37-50
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: Willie Mack Brooks,

Title: Preventing Hate Crime and Profiling Hate Crime Offenders
Publication Date: 1/1/2002
Publisher: The Western Journal of Black Studies
Volume: 26
Issue: 3
Page Number: 140
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: James F Anderson, Laronistine Dyson, Willie Mack Brooks,

Title: Alabama Prison Chain Gangs: Reverting to Archaic Punishment to Reduce Crime and Discipline Offenders
Publication Date: 1/1/2000
Publisher: The Western Journal of Black Studies
Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Page Number: 9
Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Authors: James F Anderson, Laronistine Dyson, Brooks, Willie JR,