Professor Carroll joined the University of Alabama School of Law faculty in 2014. She received an LL.M. from Georgetown in Clinical Advocacy in conjunction with the Prettyman Fellowship, and a J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. Prior to her years of practice as a public defender and teaching she clerked for the Honorable William Wayne, Justice of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas. She is the author of numerous law review articles appearing in journals such as the Georgetown Law Journal, the Texas Law Review, and the North Carolina Law Review. She has been an invited speaker at conferences across the country. Professor Carroll teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Comparative Criminal Law, and Juvenile Justice.