Full-time Faculty

  • Gassan Abess
    Area of expertise: Social research, Evaluation of programs, Governance and security sector reforms, Drug policy, Comparative criminal justice, International security, Police and society, Gender and crime, Legal issues, Juvenile justice, Courts
  • Medora W. Barnes
    Area of expertise: Sociology of the family, Intersections of family and work, Sex and gender, Social psychology, Cultural sociology, Women and health
  • Richard D. Clark
    Area of expertise: Victimology, Juvenile delinquency, Restorative justice and human rights
  • Duane A. Dukes
    Area of expertise: Sexuality, Deviance, Violence, Applied sociology, Research methodology, Criminal justice, Forensics
  • Kenneth N. Eslinger
    Area of expertise: Social problems, Corporate power and mass society, Urban sociology
  • Phyllis “Penny” Braudy Harris
    Area of expertise: Aging Studies, Alzheimer's disease and caregiving, Poverty studies, Counseling, Social work
  • Susan Orpett Long
    Area of expertise: Anthropology, Sex and gender, Medicine and culture, Japan, China
  • Gloria S. Vaquera
    Area of expertise: Race and ethnicity, Sociology of education, Diversity in education, Undergraduate persistence, Educational attainment of Latinas/os
  • Wendy A. Wiedenhoft
    Area of expertise: Sociological theory, Environmental sociology, and Sociology of consumption

Part-time Faculty

Ernest De Zolt, Ph.D.
Timothy Fenske, M.A.
David Heintz, M.A.
Juan C. Hernandez, J.D.
James Murphy, M.A.
Patrick Nicolino, M.A.
Donna Rumenik, Ph.D.
Daniel Winterich, J.D.

Office hours by appointment. Call 216.397.4381 or see current syllabus for contact information.


Louise Fazekas Barmann
Sociology and Criminology Administrative Assistant