Sociology and Criminology

The Department of Sociology and Criminology is pleased to welcome new faculty. They will begin their new positions in the fall of 2018.

Dr. Christopher Shane Elliott, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: Bear Hall 121
Phone: 962-3420
Research Interest: Economic Sociology,Work, Information Technology, Consumer Culture, Organizations, Mixed Methods
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Dr. Erin Michaels, Assistant Professor of Sociology 
Office: Bear Hall 221
Phone: 962-3420
Research Interest: Education, Race, Class & Gender, Immigration, Latinx Sociology, Labor & Labor Movements
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Dr. Ethan Higgins, Assistant Professor of Criminology
Office: Bear Hall 225
Phone: 962-3420
Research Interest: School Climate, Student Discipline, and the Implementation of School Resource Officers 
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Dr. Justin Smith, Assistant Professor of Criminology
Office: Bear Hall 125
Phone: 962-3420
Research Interest:My research currently focuses on sentencing and prisons
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