Educator. Born September 15, 1934. Married– Betty Plott. Children– Two. Married–Malenna Ashenfelter. Education– Louisiana College, B.A.; Southwestern Seminary, B.D.; Ohio State University, M.S.W.; University of Alabama, Ph.D. Taught social work in California, Florida, and Texas; faculty¬† University of Alabama 1973-2010; taught at Jefferson State Jr. College; directed Birmingham Concentrated Employment Program. Known for his work in the field of youth services and juvenile justice; founded the Youth Services Institute of the School of Social Work at the University of Alabama; served as its director, 1999-2010.¬† Inducted into the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame, 2011.


William Stanley Hoole Special Collections, University of Alabama


The Educational Park, the Community, School and the Multi-Service Community Center; an Attempt toward Holistic Model Interface. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1974.


Differential Police Response Strategies. Washington, D.C.; Police Executive Research Forum, 1981.

The Map Abstract of Trends in Calls for Police Service; Birmingham, Alabama, 1975-1976. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1976.

The Map Abstract of Crime and Requests for Public Service; Birmingham, Alabama, 1975. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1976.