School of Criminal Justice

Visiting and AP Faculty

Visiting Faculty

Renee Stamper, J.D.


Office:    267-C DeVos

Phone:   616-331-7145    


Renee Stamper is a practicing attorney and visiting professor at GVSU.  Renee received a B.B.A. with honors from Davenport University with a major in international business.  She then received her J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School with a concentration in litigation.  Renee is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

During her career as an attorney, Renee has been an assistant prosecuting attorney, practiced municipal law, defended clients in workers compensation lawsuits, practiced family law, and supervised law students who represented municipal clients.


Administrative Professional

Williamson N. Wallace, J.D.

Williamson N. Wallace

Office:  A-1-140 Mackinac Hall

Phone:  616-331-8515


Mr. Wallace is a licensed attorney in the state of Michigan.  He earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Mr. Wallace has served as an Assistant Federal Security Director for the Transportation Security Administration, a sworn law enforcement officer in Michigan and North Carolina, and is a Gulf War veteran, having served 8 years in the United States Army and North Carolina Army National Guard.  

As the Director of Criminal Justice Training, Mr. Wallace manages GVSU’s Police Academy and is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing in-service law enforcement training programs.  Mr. Wallace has taught in GVSU’s School of Criminal Justice since 2003.  He teaches Justice and Society (CJ 101), Criminal Law (CJ 302), Police Process (CJ 312), and Terrorism (CJ 405). 

In addition to his administrative and teaching responsibilities, Mr. Wallace has testified before the Michigan House and Senate Appropriations Committees on law enforcement training initiatives, served on a statewide ethics committee for the Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards, facilitated law enforcement strategic planning sessions, and facilitated a Multi-Jurisdictional Homeland Security Emergency Exercise.





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