Dr. Ron Nelson
B.S. Fisheries Wildlife Science; Texas A&M
J.D. Governmental & Maritime Law; University of Miami (Fla)
M.A. U.S. Government & International Relations; New School (NYC)
Ph.D. Public Law, Comparative Politics, Public Policy; University of Texas (Austin)
Following a career in the U.S. Coast Guard as an Intelligence and Law Enforcement Officer and a Coast Guard JAG Officer, Ron Nelson returned to school for his Ph.D. Prior to beginning his current teaching duties at the University of South Alabama in 2003, he served as a Visiting Professor at Washington State University and the University of New Mexico.
Criminal Law & Procedure
Law & Politics
“Evolving Standards of What is Cruel and Unusual: A View from the States.” The Criminal Law Bulletin. , 52(4) 961 - 975, 2016.
PSC/CJ 330 Judicial Process
PSC/CJ 331 Constitutional Law (W)
PSC 570 Administrative Law
CJ 321 Introduction to Security
CJ 332 Criminal Law
CJ 430 Criminal Procedure (W)