CJSS Faculty and Staff
Dr. Keith Ray
Title: Associate Professor/Chairperson, Criminal Justice and Social Sciences
Office Phone: (334) 604-9181
Office Location: Hatch Hall, 248
Mr. A.D. Baylor
Title: Instructor of Criminal Justice
Education: M.S. and B.S., Criminal Justice, Troy State University
Bio: With almost 40 years of law enforcement experience, Mr. Baylor specializes in law enforcement and police administration. Mr. Baylor received his Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University/The University of Virginia and his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Troy State University. Mr. Baylor served the Montgomery community as The Chief of Police and also served as a U.S. Marshal for the Middle District of Alabama. Mr. Baylor is an FBI National Academy Graduate and served as the National President of the FBI National Academy Association.
Specializations: Police administration, criminal investigation, police and community relations, ethics, criminology, and private security.
Office Phone: (334) 604-8037
Office Location: Paterson Hall, Room 122
Dr. Gerald Bennett
Title: Professor of Sociology
Dr. Delilah Dotremon
Title: Professor of Criminal Justice & Sociology
Education: Ph.D., University of Florida, J.D. Florida State University, M.S., Sam Houston State University, and B.S., Texas Woman’s University.
Bio: Dr. Delilah Dotremon is a full Professor of both Criminal Justice and Sociology at Alabama State University. She has numerous peer reviewed publications in Regional, National, and International Journals. Her areas of specialty include Drug Use Among African-Americans, The Treatment of State Correctional Inmates, Domestic Violence Among Minority Women, and she has a keen interest in the Slavery Laws of Louisiana, both before and after statehood. At ASU, Dr. Dotremon is the Sponsor of the Criminal Justice Club and the Pre-Law Society.
Specializations: Criminal Law, the Courts, Criminology, Statistics, Corrections, Drugs & Drug Abuse, Domestic Violence, Marriage & the Family, Gerontology, and Stratification.
Office Phone: (334) 604-8129
Office Location: Hatch Hall 250
Dr. Brenda Gill
Title: Professor of Sociology/ Associate Dean, CLASS
Office Phone: 334-604-9182
Office Location: Paterson Hall, Room 215
Dr. Jesse McKinnon
Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office Phone: 334-604-9005
Office Location: Paterson Hall, Room 321
Ms. Alana N. Williams aka "Officer Williams"
Title: Instructor of Criminal Justice
Education: Doctor of Criminal Justice- Student, M.S. Faulkner University and B.S. Alabama State University
Bio: With more than 12 years of experience in the criminal justice system, Ms. Williams specializes in law enforcement and investigations. She has also been a criminal justice instructor at her alma mater, Alabama State University since 2013. Ms. Williams is currently pursuing her Doctor of Criminal Justice degree and her educational background consists of a M.S. in Criminal Justice from Faulkner University and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Alabama State University. Ms. Williams is an International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) National Certified Instructor, which allows her to teach at police academies throughout the United States. Ms. Williams also possesses an Instructor Development Certification from the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and she is a licensed Alabama Private Investigator and a Certified EEO Investigator.
Although born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Ms. Williams has called Montgomery, Alabama, her home for many years.
Specializations: Law Enforcement, Investigations, Police and Community Relations, First Responders’ Autism Awareness Training, EEO (Title VII) Workplace Harassment, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation training and investigations, Implicit Bias, Ethics, and Private Investigation.
Office Phone: (334) 604-8010. Leave a voicemail if there is no answer
Other Phone: n/a
Email: ANwilliams@alasu.edu * (Best Contact)
Office Location: Paterson Hall Room 122-B
Ms. LaCretia L. Williams
Title: Instructor of Criminal Justice and Sociology
Education: M.S. Auburn University and B.S. Alabama State University
Bio: With more than 20 years of experience in the field of Education, Ms. Williams specializes in families and social behaviors. She has been an Instructor of Sociology at her alma mater, Alabama State University, since 2013. Her educational background consists of an M.S. in Rural Sociology from Auburn University and a B.A, in Sociology from Alabama State University. She is a member of the Alabama Mississippi Sociological Association where she served as the secretary for two years. She is a member of The Association of Black Sociologists, and a charter member of the National Council of Negro Women Montgomery Alabama Capitol Section (NCNW) (MAC), which allows her to be of service to various communities within the Alabama River Region.
Born and raised in Union Springs, Alabama Ms. Williams has called Prattville Alabama, her home for many years.
Office Phone: (334) 604-8093. Leave a voicemail if there is no answer
Other Phone: n/a
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org * (Best Contact)
Ms. Miranda O'Brien
Title: Administrative Secretary of Criminal Justice & Social Sciences
Office Phone: 334-604-8017
Office Location: Patterson Hall, Rm 122
Bio: Ms. O'Brien has been working in administration since she graduated college. She was born and raised in Louisiana, and is a 4th generation LSU alum. She moved to Montgomery at the start of the 2020 pandemic. Prior to that she was living in Portland, Oregon where she resided for 7 years.
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If you need further contact information for adjunct faculty, please visit Paterson Hall, Room 122 or call (334) 604-8017 for assistance.