Sociology and Criminology


Contact Us


Dr. Mike Maume

Professor of Criminology 

Dr. Mike Maume
Office: Bear Hall 207A
Phone: 910-962-7749

Department Chair: Professor of Criminology Dr. Mike Maume

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Professor of Criminology

Dr. Christina Lanier

Office: Bear Hall 124
Phone: 910.962.3420 or 962.3432

Associate Chair: Dr. Christina Lanier

waity-.jpgAssistant Professor of Sociology

Dr. Jill Waity

Office: Bear Hall 120
Phone: 910.962.3660

Director, Sociology and Criminology Master's Program: Dr. Jill Waity 

Professor of CriminologyShannon Santana

Dr. Shannon Santana

Office: BR 130
Phone: 910.962.2426

Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Criminology: Dr. Shannon Santana

                             Criminology Internship Coordinator:



Associate Professor of Sociology 

Dr. Daniel Buffington
Office: BR 122
Phone: 910.962.3434


Undergraduate Program Coordinator: Sociology: Dr. Daniel Buffington



Dr. Kenneth Mentor

Phone: 910.859.3460

UNCW Criminology Online Coordinator: Dr. Kenneth Mentor

Jake Day

Associate Professor of Criminology

Dr. Jake Day

Office: BR 224
Phone: 910-962-7024

Dr. Jake Day

For answers to general questions please contact the Administrative Associates in Bear Hall 207

Stephanie Laughter 910.962.3432

Kathy Parish 910.962.3432