Full-time Faculty

  • 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
  • Kenneth “Sean” Chaplin
    Area of expertise: U.S. Race & Ethnic Relations, Sex & Gender, Culture, Sport, Education
  • Richard D. Clark
    Area of expertise: Victimology, Juvenile delinquency, Restorative justice and human rights
  • Kenneth N. Eslinger
    Area of expertise: Social problems, Corporate power and mass society, Urban sociology
  • Katie Frey
    Area of expertise: Incarceration, Criminological Theory, Criminal Justice, Race and Crime
  • 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

Gasson Abess, Ph.D
Ernest De Zolt, Ph.D.
Timothy Fenske, M.A.
David Heintz, M.A.
Juan C. Hernandez, J.D.
Jeffrey Karl Lange, Ph.D.
James Murphy, M.A.
Patrick Nicolino, M.A.
Kandace Pearson Schrimsher, Ph.D.
Daniel Winterich, J.D.

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


Pat Drake
Sociology and Criminology Administrative Assistant