Donald L. Yates

Photo of Donald L. YatesDonald L. Yates, 69, who was assistant professor in the Institute of Criminal Justice at UNT from 1989 to 1993, died Feb. 14 in Roanoke, Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Bishop College, a master’s degree in sociology from Indiana University, a master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Texas at Tyler and his doctorate in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin. He taught at various universities across the country, beginning with Jarvis Christian College and including Georgia Southwestern, Oklahoma State University, Old Dominion, Alabama A&M and Virginia Tech. During his four decades of teaching, he wrote several books and more than 60 articles that were published in academic journals and presented his research around the country. He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha.

Photo of Donald L. YatesDonald L. Yates, 69, who was assistant professor in the Institute of Criminal Justice at UNT from 1989 to 1993, died Feb. 14 in Roanoke, Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Bishop College, a master’s degree in sociology from Indiana University, a master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Texas at Tyler and his doctorate in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin. He taught at various universities across the country, beginning with Jarvis Christian College and including Georgia Southwestern, Oklahoma State University, Old Dominion, Alabama A&M and Virginia Tech. During his four decades of teaching, he wrote several books and more than 60 articles that were published in academic journals and presented his research around the country. He was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha.