Eric J. Williams
Eric J. Williams is a professor of criminal justice at Sonoma State University.
His book, "The Big House in a Small Town: Prisons, Communities, and Economics in Rural America," is published by Praeger Press and can be found at Amazon.
Full list of Eric J. Williams results
Corrections and evidence based practices: What does it mean?–
My fear is that as more corrections departments implement purely evidence based practices, we close off areas for true transformative leaders to shine
Professionalizing the prison population: Not always the best approach–
The Belize Central Prison is different than most prisons, especially those in the U.S. It is run by a non-profit private foundation whose sole purpose is to provide "a secure humane facility geared towards meaningful rehabilitation and reintegration"
Are we allowed to try new things?–
In an era of massive prison bureaucracies, Burl Cain is a throwback
Prison management styles–
Prison managers must be willing to get to know the culture of their facility and adjust their management style as necessary
Building prison-law enforcement partnerships–
The prison-law enforcement relationship is an invaluable resource for both parties
Citizen wardens and hermit wardens: Which is running your facility?–
A little can go a long way when it comes to fostering better community relations in corrections