SOBL Faculty

Mark Berg

Mark Berg, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (University of Canterbury [New Zealand]), Associate Professor of Psychology: perceptual category learning, experimental analysis of behavior, history of psychology, motivation, industrial/organizational psychology

John Bulevich

John Bulevich, Ph.D. (Washington University), Associate Professor of Psychology: cognitive control and long term memory, aging and metacognition

Vincent Cicirello

Vincent Cicirello, Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon University), Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems: artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems, operations research, machine learning, software engineering, information assurance, biologically-inspired computing techniques

Joshua Duntley

Joshua Duntley, Ph.D. (University of Texas), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice: evolutionary psychology, forensic psychology, homicide, stalking, victim defenses, human mating, statistics

Jessica Fleck

Jessica Fleck, Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Psychology: brain, behavior and cognition, research in problem-solving, creativity, working memory, schizophrenia

Christine Gayda-Chelder

Christine Gayda-Chelder, Ph.D. (Drexel University), Assistant Professor of Psychology: health psychology, clinical neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury, early detection of dementia, caregiver burden

Tim A. Haresign

Tim A. Haresign, Ph.D. (University of Connecticut at Storrs), Associate Professor of Biology: neuroscience, animal behavior, bioacoustics, evolutionary psychology, cognitive science, issues of diversity

Nathaniel Hartman

Nathaniel Hartman, Ph.D. (Wesleyan University), Assistant Professor of Biology: neuroscience, stem cells, developmental biology, anatomy, physiology

Rodger L. Jackson

Rodger L. Jackson, Ph.D. (Michigan State University), Professor of Philosophy: Ethical theory, applied ethics, pragmatism, history of philosophy

Fang Liu

Fang Liu, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor of Physics: biomedical and health physics, positron emission tomography (PET), surgical probe, biophysics

Jennifer Lyke

Jennifer Lyke, Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Psychology: counseling psychology, research methods, abnormal psychology, eating disorders, advanced statistics, states of consciousness

Elizabeth Shobe

Elizabeth Shobe, Ph.D. (University of Toledo), Professor of Psychology: cognition, learning theories, experimental psychology, statistical methods, evolution and behavior

Marcello Spinella

Marcello Spinella, Ph.D. (City University of New York), Professor of Psychology: physiological psychol¬ogy, clinical neuropsychology, psychometrics, psychopharmacology, herbal medicines, executive functions, addiction, aging and mental health

John White

John White, Ph.D. (North Texas State University), Professor of Psychology: sex crimes, violent crimes, police psychology, forensic psychology, criminal profiling

Melissa Zwick

Melissa Zwick, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky), Assistant Professor of Biology: neurobiology, human anatomy, vertebrate physiology, toxicology, science education

Deeanna Button

Deeanna Button, Ph.D. (University of Delaware), Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice: social inequality, violence/victimization, gender and sexuality, LGBTQ youth and resiliency, criminology, research methods and statistics

Guia Calicdan-Apostle

Guia Calicdan-Apostle, DSW (University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor of Social Work: clinical social work practice, cultural competence, spirituality in mental health, public health intervention and advocacy (tobacco control)

Merydawilda Colón

Merydawilda Colón, Ph.D. (The City University of New York), Executive Director of the Stockton Center for Community Engagement and Professor of Social Work: social work practice, hospice (grief, death and dying), acculturation and attitudes of Latinos towards hospice, Latinos and community outreach, social work with oppressed groups

Susan Cydis

Susan Cydis, Ed.D. (Widener University), Associate Professor of Education: literacy education, elementatry education, authentic instruction and assessment, competency-based education practices

Shawn R. Donaldson

Shawn R. Donaldson, Ph.D. (Rutgers, The State University), Associate Professor of Sociology: race/class/gender, sociology of law, medical sociology, demography, South African studies

Kelly Dougherty

Kelly Dougherty, Ph.D. (The Pennsylvania State University), Assistant Professor of Exercise Science: physical activity- and nutrition-related issues in healthy and chronically ill children and young adults, including those with cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease, and obesity.

Marcia Fiedler

Marcia Fiedler, Ed.D. (University of Phoenix), Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies: biblical studies, Hebrew, Jewish education, Jewish women, women and Jewish law

Christine Gayda-Chelder

Christine Gayda-Chelder, Ph.D. (Drexel University), Assistant Professor of Psychology: health psychology, clinical neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury, dementia, caregiver burden 

Sonia V. Gonsalves

Sonia V. Gonsalves, Ph.D. (Temple University), Professor of Psychology and Director of Academic Assessment: issues in the Caribbean, Latin America and the Caribbean, educational psychology, statistics, research methods, psychological and educational testing, experimental psychology, adolescence, learning

Marion Hussong

Marion Hussong, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor of Literature and Holocaust and Genocide Studies: holocaust literature, 19th and 20th century German and Austrian literature, comparative literature, children's literature

Janice O. Joseph

Janice O. Joseph, Ph.D. (York University), Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice: juvenile justice, criminology and deviance, minorities and crime, corrections

Gorica Majstorovic

Gorica Majstorovic, Ph.D. (New York University), Associate Professor of Spanish: Iberian, Latin American and U.S. Latino literature, film, visual arts and theater, postcolonial studies

Joseph J. Marchetti

Joseph J. Marchetti, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor of Education: educational research, educational leadership, organizational leadership, curriculum and instruction

Sara Martino

Sara Martino, Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Psychology: counseling psychology, illness-related stress disorders, female aggression, self-mutilation, superwoman ideal, gender group identity, psychology of women, marriage and family therapy

Shelly Meyers

Shelly Meyers, Ed.D. (Nova Southern University), Associate Professor of Education: special education, pedagogy, inclusion, supervision and leadership, education to workplace transition, behavior management

Mary Padden

Mary Padden, Ph.D. (Widener University), Assistant Professor of Nursing: pediatrics, meternal and child health, research

Gail Rosenthal

Gail Rosenthal, M.A. (Stockton University), Director of the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center: education, Holocaust Resource Center Internships 

Joseph Rubenstein

Joseph Rubenstein, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (New School for Social Research), Professor of Anthropology: religion and ritual, anthropological theory, ethnicity, Jewish culture, field methods, food and culture, anthropological photography, community engagement 

Rose Scaffidi

Rose Scaffidi, Dr.N.P. (Drexel University), Assistant Professor of Nursing: women's health, research, assessment

Allison N. Sinanan

Allison N. Sinanan, Ph.D. (Fordham University), Associate Professor of Social Work: sexual abuse recurrence in minority children, oppression of children and families of color

Margaret Slusser

Margaret Slusser, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor of Health Science

Franklin O. Smith

Franklin O. Smith, Ed.D. (University of  Massachusetts at Amherst), Professor of Sociology: family sociology of education, sociology of sports, acting, public oratory.

Connie M. Tang

Connie M. Tang, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (University of Wyoming, Laramie), Associate Professor of Psychology: child and adolescent development, psychology and the law, child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency, research methods

Judith Vogel

Judith Vogel, Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Mathematics: numerical linear algebra, Children of the Holocaust, Holocaust education using children's literature

Keith B. Williams

Keith B. Williams, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota), Associate Professor of Psychology: educational psychology, social psychology, educational testing and measurement, psychology of individual differences

Kaite Yang

Kaite Yang, Ph.D. (Princeton University), Assistant Professor of Psychology: social psychology, personality and individual differences, the emergence of gender differences, meta-analysis, thought speed and creativity.

Jess Bonnan-White

Jess Bonnan-White, Ph.D. (University of Iowa) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4453 | H-227
Deeanna Button

Deeanna Button, Ph.D. (University of Delaware) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4452 | H-240
Joshua D. Duntley

Joshua D. Duntley, Ph.D. (University of Texas) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

609-626-3570 | G-251
Susan Fahey

Susan Fahey, Ph.D. (University of Maryland) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4993 | G-239
Arleen Caballero Gonzalez

Arleen Caballero Gonzalez, J.D.(Rutgers University School of Law, Camden) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4312 | H-248
Janice O. Joseph

Janice O. Joseph, Ph.D. (York University, Canada) - Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4312 | H-248 
Marissa P. Levy

Marissa P. Levy, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (Rutgers, The State University) - Professor of Criminal Justice

609-626-6825 | G-255 
Manish Madan

Manish Madan, Ph.D. (Rutgers, The State University) - Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

609-626-3530 | H-203
William McKnight

William McKnight, M.S. (St. Joseph's University) - Visiting Instructor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4442 | H-226
Richard Mulvihill

Richard Mulvihill, M.S. (Nova Southeastern University) - Instructor of Criminal Justice

609-626-3557 | E-216b
Larry E. Nutt

Larry E. Nutt, Ph.D. (University of Chicago) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4616 | K-116
Joshua Reynolds

Joshua Reynolds, Ph.D. (University of Wyoming) - Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4427 | H-226
Kimberley R. Schanz

Kimberley R. Schanz, Ph.D. (CUNY Graduate Center) - Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4585 | F-128
Rupendra Simlot

Rupendra Simlot, Ph.D. (University of Rajasthan) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice  

609-626-6034 | G-246
Yingyi Situ-Liu

Yingyi Situ-Liu, Ph.D. (Indiana University of Pennsylvania) - Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

609-652-4314 | G-260
Christine Tartaro

Christine Tartaro, Ph.D. (Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice) - Professor of Criminal Justice

609-626-6035 | G-252

PROFESSOR EMERITA

Marcia R. Steinbock

Marcia R. Steinbock, J.D. (Rutgers University School of Law, Camden) - Professor Emerita of Criminal Justice

Judicial systems, prisoners' rights, psychology and law, Jewish women.
Oliver D. Cooke

Oliver D. Cooke, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts Amherst) - Associate Professor of Economics

609-652-4782  | G-263
Urban/regional economics, economic history, political economy, macroeconomics.
Elizabeth A. Elmore

Elizabeth A. Elmore, Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) - Professor of Economics

609-652-4619 | H-242
Labor economics, statistics, financial gerontology, political economy of gender, gender issues in gerontology and social security.
Deborah M. Figart

Deborah M. Figart, Ph.D. (The American University) - Distinguished Professor of Economics

609-652-4634 | F-235
Labor economics, the casino industry, institutional and social economics, discrimination, financial literacy and student loans, economic education, poverty and inequality, and economic well-being.
G. Reza Ghorashi

G. Reza Ghorashi, Ph.D.(Fordham University) - Professor of Economics

609-652-4307 | G-235 
International trade and international finance, microeconomics, political economy.
Melaku Lakew

Melaku Lakew, Ph.D. (University of California at Riverside) - Professor of Economics

609-652-4624 | F-213a
Monetary theory, history of economic thought, comparative economic systems, economic development.
Ellen Mutari

Ellen Mutari, Ph.D. (The American University) - Professor of Economics 

609-626-6085 | F-230
Labor market and employment policies; gender, race-ethnicity, and class; economic history; contemporary political economy.
Paul Palugod

Paul Palugod, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

609-626-3576 | G-202
Ramya Vijaya

Ramya Vijaya, Ph.D. (The American University) - Professor of Economics

609-652-4741 | G-245
Feminist political economy, labor and international trade, econometrics.

ASSOCIATED FACULTY

Ronald L. Caplan

Ronald L. Caplan, Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts) - Associate Professor of Public Health

Health economics, health policy.
Ted Alter

Ted Alter, Ph.D. (Yeshiva University) - Assistant Professor of Social Work

Aging, dementia, life cycle, health care, end-of-life, ethics, chronic illness, and disability.
David C. Burdick

David C. Burdick, Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) - Professor of Psychology and Director, Stockton Center on Successful Aging

Adult development and aging, technology and aging, intergenerational relationships, applied gerontology, mental health and aging, environmental psychology.
Elizabeth G. Calamidas

Elizabeth G. Calamidas, Ph.D. (Temple University) - Associate Professor of Public Health

Community and public health, health education, health behavior, human sexuality, women and health, aging and health.
Merydawilda Colón

Merydawilda Colón, Ph.D. (The City University of New York), L.S.W. - Executive Director of the Stockton Center for Community Engagement and Professor of Social Work

Social work practice, hospice (grief, death, and dying), acculturation and attitudes of Latinos toward hospice, Latinos and community outreach, social work with oppressed groups.
Lisa E. Cox

Lisa E. Cox, Ph.D. (Virginia Commonwealth University), L.C.S.W. - Professor of Social Work

Clinical social work practice, cultural neuroscience, gerontology, health care, HIV/AIDS, clinical trials and research methods.
Jennifer Dunkle

Jennifer Dunkle, MSW (Monmouth University) - Assistant Professor of Social Work

Culturally competent aging services, environmental justice, qualitative research, and oral history.
Elizabeth A. Elmore

Elizabeth A. Elmore, Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) - Professor of Economics and Director, Stockton Center for Economics and Financial Literacy

Labor economics, statistics, financial gerontology, political economy of gender, gender issues in gerontology and social security.
Christine Ferri

Christine Ferri, Ph.D. (Duke University) - Associate Professor of Psychology

Geropsychology, abnormal psychology, psychotherapy, positive psychology, statistical methods.
Jessica Fleck

Jessica Fleck, Ph.D. (Temple University) – Associate Professor of Psychology

Cognitive neuroscience, research in the behavioral and neural underpinnings of problem-solving and creativity, age-related cognitive decline, neural predictors of cognitive decline and dementia.
Megan Foti

Megan Foti, DOT (Temple University) - Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy

Support for caregivers, telehealth/emedicine, adult learning and development, older adulthood, evidence-based practice.
Christine Gayda-Chelder

Christine Gayda-Chelder, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (Drexel University) - Assistant Professor of Psychology  

 609-626-6075 |  C139
Health psychology, clinical neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury, early detection of dementia, caregiver burden.
Janice O. Joseph

Janice O. Joseph, Ph.D. (York University, Canada) - Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice

Juvenile justice, criminology and deviance, minorities and crime, corrections.
Marcello Spinella

Marcello Spinella, Ph.D. (City University of New York) - Professor of Psychology

Physiological psychology, positive psychology, mindfulness, clinical neuropsychology, psychometrics, psychopharmacology, herbal medicines, executive functions, addiction.

ASSOCIATED FACULTY

Cheryl R. Kaus

Cheryl R. Kaus, Ph.D. (The Pennsylvania State University) - Dean, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Psychology

Successful aging, gerontological education, program development and evaluation.
Claire Abernathy

Claire Abernathy, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt University), Assistant Professor of Political Science: American politics, legislative correspondence management practices. 

609-626-3524 | H-232
James Mac Avery

James Mac Avery, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky), Associate Professor of Political Science: American public opinion, political behavior, representation, race and ethnicity.

609-626-6021 | G-262
Lauren Balasco

Lauren Balasco, Ph.D. (University of Delaware), Assistant Professor of Political Science: Comparative politics and law, democratization, transitional justice, human rights, politics in the developing world.

609-652-4743 | F-232
Jennifer Forestal

Jennifer Forestal, Ph.D. (Northwestern University), Assistant Professor of Political Science: Political theory, political potential of social media. 

609-652-4475 | J-210 
Michael S. Rodriguez

Michael S. Rodriguez, Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Political Science: Washington Internship Program, race and politics, American government, public policy, religion and politics, immigration policy.

609-652-4476 | H-243
Linda J. Wharton

Linda J. Wharton, Program Coordinator - J.D. (Rutgers School of Law, Camden), Professor of Political Science: constitutional law, civil liberties, women and the law, advanced constitutional litigation, public education and the law.

609-652-4716 | G-256
Tina Zappile

Tina Zappile, Ph.D. (University of Nebraska - Lincoln), Assistant Professor of Political Science: international political economy, international organization, international law, comparative politics, economic development.

609-626-3816 | H-235 

PROFESSORS EMERITI

Alan F. Arcuri

Alan F. Arcuri, Ph.D. (Brown University), Professor Emeritus of Political Science: American politics, the presidency, judicial process, legislative process, University pre-law advisor. 

David L. Carr

David L. Carr, Ph.D. (State University of New York at Binghamton), Provost Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Political Science: comparative politics, political development, comparative public policy, research methods and statistics.

William T. Daly

William T. Daly, M.A. (Princeton University), Professor Emeritus of Political Science: international politics, political development, contemporary political ideologies.

Lucinda S. Jassel 

Lucinda S. Jassel , Ph.D. (University of California at Davis), Professor Emerita of Political Science: political theory, American government, political parties and behavior.

Jacqueline Pope

Jacqueline Pope, Ph.D. (Columbia University), Professor Emerita of Political Science: public administration, public policy, metro politics, Africana studies.

G. William Sensiba

G. William Sensiba, Ph.D. (Yale University), Professor Emeritus of Political Science: methodology, political personality and behavior, political sociology, comparative politics.

 
Mark E. Berg

Mark E. Berg, Ph.D. (University of Canterbury), Associate Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6862 |  G266
John Bulevich

John Bulevich, Ph.D (Washington University), Associate Professor of Psychology

609-626-3821 |  H245
David C. Burdick

David C. Burdick, Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame), Professor of Psychology

 609-652-4311 |  F231
Victoria C. Estrada-Reynolds

Victoria C. Estrada-Reynolds, Ph.D. (University of Wyoming), Assistant Professor of Psychology

609-652-4562 | H202k
Christine V.  Ferri

Christine V.  Ferri, Ph.D. (Duke University), Associate Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6040 |  G209
Jessica Fleck

Jessica Fleck, Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Psychology

 609-626-3489 | G253
Michael L. Frank

Michael L. Frank, Ph.D. (State University of New York at Albany), Professor of Psychology 

 609-652-4541 |  C113
Christine A. Gayda-Chelder

Christine A. Gayda-Chelder, Ph.D. (Drexel University), Assistant Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6075 |  C139
Zornitsa Kalibatseva

Zornitsa Kalibatseva, Ph.D. (Michigan State University), Assistant Professor of Psychology

 609-626-3894 |  H233
Cheryl R. Kaus

Cheryl R. Kaus, Ph.D. (The Pennsylvania State University), Professor of Psychology and Dean, Social and Behavioral Sciences

 609-652-4512 | H201
Glenn Leighbody

Glenn Leighbody, Visiting Instructor of Psychology

609-626-5526 | G218
Jennifer A. Lyke

Jennifer A. Lyke, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6839 |  G210
Sara Martino

Sara Martino, Ph.D. (Temple University), Associate Professor of Psychology 

 609-626-5504 |  G208
Justin Ostrofsky

Justin Ostrofsky, Ph.D (The Graduate Center of the City University of New York), Assistant Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6858 |  C104a
Elizabeth Shobe

Elizabeth Shobe, Ph.D. (University of Toledo), Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6032 |  G216
Marcello Spinella

Marcello Spinella, Ph.D. (City University of New York), Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6049 |  F124
Connie Tang

Connie Tang, Ph.D. (University of Wyoming), Associate Professor of Psychology

 609-626-3523 |  G261
John H. White

John H. White, Ph.D. (North Texas State University), Professor of Psychology

 609-652-4614 |  F123
Keith B. Williams

Keith B. Williams, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota), Associate Professor of Psychology

 609-626-6033 |  F234
Kaite Yang

Kaite Yang, Ph.D. (Princeton University), Assistant Professor of Psychology

 609-626-3848 |  H220

Associated Faculty

Joshua D. Duntley

Joshua D. Duntley, Ph.D. (University of Texas), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Evolutionary psychology, forensic psychology, homicide, stalking, victim defenses, human mating, statistics.

Professors Emeriti

Sonia V. Gonsalves

Sonia V. Gonsalves, Ph.D. (Temple University), Professor Emerita of Psychology

Educational psychology, statistics, research methods, psychological and educational testing, experimental psychology, adolescence, learning.
David Lester

David Lester, Ph.D. (Brandeis University), Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Abnormal psychology, psychological statistics, personality, psychological testing, theories of counseling

Jean Mercer

Jean Mercer, Ph.D. (Brandeis University), Professor Emerita of Psychology

Developmental psychology, early childhood, infancy, perception, history and systems.

William M. Miley

William M. Miley, Ph.D. (Temple University), Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Health psychology, mind/body interactions, abnormal psychology.

Ted Alter

Ted Alter, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Ph.D., M.S.W. (Yeshiva University), B.S. (New York Institute of Technology)

609-652-4512 | H-201
Robert Barney

Robert Barney, Associate Professor of Social Work, MSW Program Director, Ph.D. (University of Louisville), MSW (University of Kentucky), B.A. (Asbury University)

609-652-4435 | H-234
Guia Calicdan-Apostle

Guia Calicdan-Apostle, Associate Professor of Social Work, DSW (University of Pennsylvania), MSW (Asian Social Institute, Philippines), BSW (Philippine Women's University)

609-626-3820 | H-225
Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox, Professor of Social Work, Ph.D., MSW (Virginia Commonwealth University), B.A. (Bridgewater College), LCSW

609-652-4310 | F-126
Douglas Deane

Douglas Deane, Coordinator of BSW Field Education, MSW (Arizona State University), LCSW

609-626-3562 | H-223
Jennifer Dunkle

Jennifer Dunkle, Assistant Professor of Social Work, MSW (Monmouth University), B.A. (Marshall University)

609-652-4512 | H-201
Diane S. Falk

Diane S. Falk, Professor of Social Work, MSW, Ph.D. (Rutgers University), MSW (University of Pennsylvania), M.A., B.A. (University of Chicago), LCSW

609-652-4736 | G-237
Robin Hernandez-Mekonnen

Robin Hernandez-Mekonnen, Associate Professor of Social Work, Ph.D., MSW (University of Pennsylvania), B.A. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

609-652-5530 | H-202M
Elma Kaiser

Elma Kaiser, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Ph.D (Howard University), MSW (Monash University, Australia), MSS, BSS (University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

609-652-4872 | C-126
Rachel Kirzner

Rachel Kirzner, Assistant Professor of Social Work, MSW, BA, (University of Pennsylvania), LCSW

609-652-4689 | H-202
Maya A. Lewis

Maya A. Lewis, Associate Professor of Social Work, Ph.D (University of Maryland, Baltimore), MSW (Washington University), B.A. (Spelman College)

609-652-4329 | H-234
Jack Lewis

Jack Lewis, Assistant Professor of Social Work, DSW, MSW (University of Pennsylvania), B.A. (Johns Hopkins University), LCSW. 

609-652-4868 | K-118
Patricia Reid-Merritt

Patricia Reid-Merritt, Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Africana Studies, DSW (University of Pennsylvania)

609-652-4609 | K-117
Allison Sinanan

Allison Sinanan, Associate Professor of Social Work, BSW Program Coordinator, Ph.D., (Fordham University), LSW

609-626-3561 | B-116
Kathleen Siracusa

Kathleen Siracusa, Coordinator of MSW Field Education, MSW (Rutgers University), BA (Boston University), LCSW.

609-652-6065 | H-218
 Lori Tomaro

 Lori Tomaro, Assistant Coordinator of MSW Field Education, MSW (Monmouth University), BSW (Stockton University).

609-652-4512 | H-204
Shawn Riva Donaldson

Shawn Riva Donaldson, Ph.D. (Rutgers, The State University), Associate Professor of Sociology  

609-652-4455 | H-249
Race/class/gender, sociology of law, medical sociology, demography, South African studies.
Betsy Erbaugh

Betsy Erbaugh, Ph.D. (University of New Mexico), Assistant Professor of Sociology

609-652-4639 | C-137 
Reproductive and sexual health, gender, race, class, sexuality, social movements, violence, research methods.
Jessie Finch

Jessie Finch, Ph.D. (University of Arizona), Assistant Professor of Sociology

609-626-3428 | H-225
Immigration, race and ethnicity, social psychology, deviance, medical sociology, culture, education, teaching and learning.
Laurie Greene

Laurie Greene, Ph.D. (Tulane University), Associate Professor of Anthropology

609-652-4564 | C-107
Language and culture, anthropology of men and women, Latin American and Caribbean cultures, culture in education, social activism.
Christina Jackson

Christina Jackson, Ph.D. (University of California), Assistant Professor of Sociology

609-626-3422 | C-142
Urban sociology, race, class, gender, social movements, inequality.
Nazia Kazi

Nazia Kazi, Ph.D. (The Graduate Center at CUNY), Assistant Professor of Anthropology

609-626-3572 | C-106
Race, immigration, inequality, Islamophobia, social theory.
Joseph Rubenstein

Joseph Rubenstein, Ph.D. (New School for Social Research), Professor of Anthropology

609-652-4360 | C-122
Religion and ritual, anthropological theory, ethnicity, Jewish culture, field methods, anthropological photography.

ASSOCIATED FACULTY

Janice O. Joseph

Janice O. Joseph, Ph.D. (York University, Canada), Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice 

Juvenile justice, criminology and deviance, minorities and crime, corrections.
Margaret E. Lewis

Margaret E. Lewis, Ph.D. (State University of New York at Stony Brook), Professor of Biology

Vertebrate anatomy, anthropology, paleoecology, evolutionary biology, paleontology.
Larry E. Nutt

Larry E. Nutt, Ph.D. (University of Chicago), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Police behavior, deterrence, criminology, social theory.

PROFESSORS EMERITI

 Robert E. Helsabeck 

 Robert E. Helsabeck , Ph.D. (Indiana University), Professor Emeritus of Sociology  

Social psychology, research methods, religion, conflict.
Elinor Lerner

Elinor Lerner, Ph.D. (University of California at Berkeley), Associate Professor Emerita of Sociology

Political sociology, sociology of women, deviance, sexuality, popular culture, human/animal relations.
Linda Williamson Nelson

Linda Williamson Nelson, Ph.D. (Rutgers, The State University), Professor Emerita of Anthropology and Africana Studies 

Anthropological linguistics, cultural anthropology, gender and culture, field methods, contemporary African American literature, African American vernacular English, African American culture.
Franklin O. Smith

Franklin O. Smith, Ed.D. (University of Massachusetts at Amherst), Professor Emeritus of Sociology

Family, sociology of education, sociology of sports, acting, public oratory.
 
Robert J. Barney

Robert J. Barney, Ph.D. (University of Louisville), Associate Professor of Social Work

International social work, family and community developent, cultural diversity in HIV/AIDS support, research practice, human trafficking.
Jess Bonnan-White

Jess Bonnan-White, Ph.D. (University of Iowa), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Conflict resolution, disaster response, humanitarian assistance, international development, Middle East conflict, anthropology, trauma studies, quantitative and qualitative data, research methods, peace-building.
Deeanna Button

Deeanna Button, Ph.D. (University of Delaware), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Social inequality, violence/victimization, gender and sexuality, LGBTQ youth and resiliency, criminology, research methods and statistics.
Guia Calicdan-Apostle

Guia Calicdan-Apostle, DSW (University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor of Social Work

Clinical social work practice, cultural competence, spirituality in mental health, public health intervention and advocacy (tobacco control), race, ethnicity and diversity issues.

Shawn R. Donaldson

Shawn R. Donaldson, Ph.D. (Rutgers, The State University), Associate Professor of Sociology

Race/class/gender, sociology of law, medical sociology, demography, South African studies.

Joshua D. Duntley

Joshua D. Duntley, Ph.D. (University of Texas), Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Evolutionary psychology, forensic psychology, homicide, stalking, victim defenses, human mating, statistics.

Robin Hernandez-Mekonnen

Robin Hernandez-Mekonnen, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Assistant Professor of Social Work

Child maltreatment, child welfare reform, Title IV-E education, immigration, research methods and policy advocacy.
Michael R. Hayse

Michael R. Hayse, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Professor of Historical and Holocaust and Genocide Studies

20th century German history, Russian and East European history, Holocaust/genocide studies, history and memory.
Marion Hussong

Marion Hussong, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania), Professor of Literature and Holcaust and Genocide Studies

Holocaust literature, 19th and 20th century German and Austrian literature, comparative literature, children's literature.
Christinal Jackson

Christinal Jackson, Ph.D. (University of California Santa Barbara), Assistant Professor of Sociology

Urban sociology, race, class, gender, social movements, inequality.
Janice O. Joseph

Janice O. Joseph, Program Coordinator - Ph.D. (York University), Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice

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Juvenile justice, delinquency, violence against women, minorities and crime, corrections.
Nazia Kazi

Nazia Kazi, Ph.D. (CUNY Graduate Center), Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Race, immigration, inequality, Islamophobia, social theory.
Elma Kaiser

Elma Kaiser, Ph.D. (Howard University), Assistant Professor of Social Work

International social work, diversity, violence against street children, gender based violence, displaced and underprivileged children, child labor, mental health of women and adolescents, macro social work.