Paul Rosson, M.S.

Paul Rosson 

Adjunct Instructor

Program Monitor with the Office of Criminal Justice Programs in Nashville, TN.


Phone: (931) 629-4126


  • M.S., University of North Alabama, 1996
  • B.S., University of North Alabama, 1993
  • A.S. Columbia State Community College, 1991

Teaching Interests:

  • Criminal Evidence
  • Forensic Investigation
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Corrections
  • Criminology
  • Criminalistics
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Forensic Investigation
  • Criminal Evidence
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Police Agencies
  • Police Management and Organization
  • Issues in Law Enforcement
  • Government and Politics
  • White Collar Crime

Paul Rosson is a program monitor with the Office of Criminal Justice Programs in Nashville, TN. As a Monitor,  his office administers millions in grant dollars to all criminal justice agencies across Tennessee.  Mr. Rosson determines agency compliance with State and Federal regulations.  His work experience brings a unique quality to the criminal justice program here are UNA. Mr. Rosson's work provides him with the opportunity to see the developments of the entire legal and criminal justice system. He also brings governmental executive experience to the classroom. Mr. Rosson served four years as the County Executive for Lawrence County, Tennessee. During that time, he oversaw the construction of a $17 million Criminal Justice Center. Mr. Rosson also worked four years for Columbia State Community College as a program director. His duties included the development of police training programs across Tennessee. The training programs were recognized by a United States House of Representatives Resolution in 2004. Mr. Rosson also worked eight years for the Office of the District Attorney General (22nd Judicial District) in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. He also served as an administrator and supervisor of the Child Support Enforcement Division. The agency brought enforcement actions on 8000 cases and collected millions in back child support payments.