Willie Edwards


Associate Professor
Sociology & Criminal Justice

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1989
Office: Ferguson Hall, Social Sciences Bldg., Rm 217
Phone: 903-886-5331
Email: Willie.Edwards@tamuc.edu

Research Interests

Criminal  Causality & Criminological Theory; Professional Development in Sociology & Criminal Justice; Racial Issues & Black American Males

Recent Publications

Book Review

Edwards, Willie. 2003. Schools and Delinquency.  International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 47:111-113.

Journal Article

Edwards, Willie, & Lee E. Ross. 2000. “Criminological scholarship and race: A rejoinder from professors Ross and Edwards.” Journal of Criminal Justice 28:251-255.

Recent Courses Taught-Undergraduate

Crime & Criminology
Crime Profiling
Serial Murder
Criminal Justice Internship
Introduction to Sociology
Senior Seminar in Sociology

Recent Courses Taught-Graduate

Crime Typologies
Seminar in Criminology
Teaching Sociology
Readings in Sociology

Fall 2015 Courses:

  • CJ 470 Criminal Justice Internship I  CRN:  80472
  • CJ 595 Research Lit and Tech  CRN  82777
  • CJ 597 Correlates, Crime & Crime Typo  CRN:  82779
  • SOC 485 Senior Seminar in Sociology  CRN:  80210