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Sociology and Criminal Justice Faculty Members

Douglas Eichar, PhD
Department Chair

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Douglas Eichar’s research interests center on the relationship between business and government. For the past decade his research has examined the rise of the large corporation in American society and the efforts that have been made to control them. More Info...


Albert DiChiara, PhD

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Albert DiChiara is a criminologist interested in understanding the nature of the crimes common to urban communities for purposes of crime prevention and control. More Info...


Monica Hardesty, PhD

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Monica Hardesty specializes in Symbolic Interaction Theory, Qualitative Research Methods and Health Care. More Info...


Stephen Markson, PhD

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Stephen Markson teaches sociology in the areas of social stratification, collective behavior/ social movements, social policy, and sociological theory. His research interests and experience include social movements, inequality, and the evaluation of social policy. More Info...


Stephen Norland, PhD

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Stephen Norland teaches criminal justice courses within the sociology department. These courses are deviance, drugs and society, social control, criminology, and criminal justice policy. His research include gender and deviance, drug laws, and social control.More Info...


C. Wesley Younts, PhD

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C. Wesley Younts' teaching includes methods of social research and statistics. He is also the director of the Center for Social Research. More Info...