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GMC At Night Professor Willie White Defends Dissertation

June 5, 2002 – Georgia Military College adjunct professor, Willie White, recently earned his Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) from the University of Sarasota, Florida, by defending his dissertation, An Analysis of the Mandatory Minimum Sentences and Law. Dr. White studied the issue to determine the impact of the length of sentencing and Georgia’s violent crime incarceration rates. By day, Dr. White is the Chief Counselor at Bostick State Prison in Baldwin County, and with more than 25 years of experience in law enforcement, he has been a criminal justice professor at GMC for 2 years. Dr. White understands the challenges of furthering one’s education while maintaining a career and family, and says he thoroughly enjoys sharing his knowledge about criminal justice with his students on the Milledgeville campus in the GMC at Night Program. A 1962 graduate of Drake High School in Thomaston, Georgia, Dr. White received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1983, and his Master’s Degree in 1994, both from Albany State College. In 1997, Dr. White received his Certified Public Manager’s License through the University of Georgia, Gainesville Extension Center.