Williams, J.M., & Kniffley, S. (Eds.). (2019). Black Males and the Criminal Justice System. London: Routledge.

Williams, J.M., Chowdhury, L., Garcia, E., & Vodde, R. (Eds.). (2018). Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Criminal Justice System: A Textbook Reader. San Diego: Cognella Academic Press

Williams, J. M., & Jones, C. A. (Eds.). (2015). A Critical Analysis of Race and the Administration of Justice. San Diego: Cognella Academic Press.

Refereed Articles and Book Chapters

Williams, J.M. (2021). U.S. policing as racialized violence and control: A qualitative assessment of black narratives from Ferguson, Missouri. Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice 19 (3-4), 267-290.

Williams, J., & Robinson, M. (2021). Race, Ethnicity, and Juvenile Justice. In Robinson, M. (Ed.) Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice, 2nd Ed. (pp. 291-315). Durham: Carolina Academic Press

Williams, J.M., Spencer, Z., Wilson, S. (2021). I am Not Your Felon: Decoding the Trauma, Resilience, and Recovering Mothering of Formerly Incarcerated Black Women. Crime and Delinquency 67(8), 1103-1136.

Williams, J.M., Wilson, S., Bergeson, C. (2020). Health Implications of Incarceration and Reentry on Returning Citizens: A Qualitative Examination of Black Men’s Experiences in a Northeastern City. American Journal of Men’s Health.

Aniefuna, L.I., Aniefuna, A.M., & Williams, J.M. (2020). Creating and Undoing Legacies of Resilience: Black Women as Martyrs in the Black Community Under Oppressive Social Control. Women & Criminal Justice 30(5), 356-373.

Williams, J.M., Wilson, S., Bergeson, C. (2019). “It’s Hard Out Here if You’re a Black Felon”: A Critical Examination of Black Male Reentry. The Prison Journal 99(4), 437-458.

Williams, J.M., & Battle, N. (2017) African Americans and Punishment for Crime: A Critique of Mainstream and Neoliberal Discourses. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 56(8), 552-566.

Battle, N., & Williams, J.M. (2019). An Intersectional Criminology Analysis of Black Women’s Collective Resistance. In Middlemass K.M. & Smiley C. (Eds.). Prison Reentry in the 21st Century: Critical Perspectives on Returning Home, 1st Ed (pp.172-189). NY: Routledge.

Williams, J.M. (2019). Black Males and their Experiences with Policing Under the “Iconic Ghetto” in Ferguson, Missouri. In Williams, J.M., & Kniffley, S. (Eds.). Black Males and the Criminal Justice System (11-20). NY: Routledge.

Williams, J.M. & Bergeson, C. (2019). Incarceration as Determinant of Poor Health Outcomes. In Griffith, D.M., Bruce, M.A., & Thorpe, R.J. (Eds.). Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook 1st Ed (pp.180-188). NY: Routledge.


Jones-Brown, D., & Williams, J.M. (2021). Over-policing Black Bodies: The Need for Multidimensional and Transformative Reforms: An introduction Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice 19 (3-4), 181-187.

Williams, J.M. (2019). Race as a Carceral Terrain: Black Lives Matter Meets Reentry. The Prison Journal 99(4), 181-187. 387-395.

Williams, J.M., & Battle, N. (2017). “Revolutionary Criminology: A Special Invitation” Journal of Criminal Justice and Law Review 5(1-2).