Don Mason teaches courses on cyber crime, sentencing law and policy, advanced criminal procedure (adjudication), and Internet crimes against children.
He joined the Ole Miss Law Faculty in the fall of 2003 when he assumed the position of Associate Director of the Law School ‘s National Center for Justice and the Rule of Law ( www.ncjrl.org ). Prior to joining the NCJRL, he served as senior legal research and training attorney for the National White Collar Crime Center , developing and presenting legal training on computer crime and computer-related criminal investigations and other white collar crime topics. Don began his legal career as a local prosecuting attorney in his native state and then served for twelve years as the Iowa Prosecuting Attorneys Training Coordinator and Executive Director of the Iowa County Attorneys Association, coordinating statewide training, technical assistance, and governmental liaison.
Mr. Mason’s research and teaching is focused on criminal justice issues, including the rapidly evolving impacts of technology and the Internet, developments in federal and state sentencing law, and the roles of victims in criminal procedure.