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Sociology  |  Criminology and Criminal Justice  |  Anthropology

Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic

Chair, Associate Professor of Sociology, Associate Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity
Email:
chowardb@shepherd.edu
Phone: 304-876-5241
Areas and Interests: Social Stratification, Gender and Crime, Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency
Office: 123 Gardiner Hall
Webpage: www.chowardbostic.com

SOCIOLOGY

Dr. Robert M. Anthony

Associate Professor of Sociology
Email: rantho02@shepherd.edu
Phone: (304) 876-5192
Areas and Interests: Undergraduate Research, Statistics, Theory, Research Methods, International Comparative-Historical Research, Urbanization, Social Change, Identity
Office: 328 White Hall

Dr. Amy DeWitt

Professor of Sociology, Director of Academic Advisement
Email: adewitt@shepherd.edu
Phone: (304) 876-5480
Areas and InterestsResearch Methods, Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Film
Office: 312A White Hall

Richard C. Snyder, Jr.

Adjunct Instructor of Sociology
E-mail:  rsnyder@shepherd.edu
Phone:  304-876-5332
Master of Arts–Human Sciences/Government, Hood College, Frederick, MD
Bachelor of Science–Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park
Academic Specialties:  Social Problems, social services, and general sociology

Martha LeRoi

Adjunct Instructor of Sociology
E-mail:  mleroi@shepherd.edu
Phone:  304-876-5332
Master of Social Work–Casework, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Master of Arts–Sociology, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Arts–Greek and Latin, Boston University, MA

CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Dr. Janay M. Gasparini

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Emailjgaspari@shepherd.edu
Phone: (304) 876-5303
Areas and Interests: Women in policing, police-community interactions, and intersections of agriculture and the justice system.
Office: 312-A White Hall

Christopher Cobian

Adjunct Instructor of Criminology
E-mail:  ccobian@shepherd.edu
Phone:  304-876-5332
Master of Social Work, University of Maryland at Baltimore
Bachelor of Arts–Family Studies, Messiah College, Grantham, PA
Licensed social worker

Mark Hofe

Adjunct Instructor of Criminology
E-mail: chofe@shepherd.edu
Phone: 304-876-5332
Master of Arts–Communication Studies, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Bachelor of Science–Sociology, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV
Academic Specialties:  Probation and parole, penologyAcademic Specialties
:  Psychiatric and vocational rehabilitation, career and supportive counseling

Ralph A. Lorenzetti, Jr.

E-mail: rloren01@shepherd.edu
Adjunct Professor of Criminology
J.D. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
M.S. Civil/Environmental Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
B.S. Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA

Francine H. Phillips

Adjunct Instructor of Criminology
E-mail: fphillip@shepherd.edu
Phone: 304-876-5332
Juris Doctorate–West Virginia University, Morgantown
Master of Business Administration–Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
Bachelor of Science–Business  Administration, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV
Academic Specialties: Business and administrative law, criminal justice, legal research and writing

Homer A. Speaker

Adjunct Instructor of Criminology
E-mail: hspeaker@shepherd.edu
Phone: 304-876-5332
Juris Doctorate–West Virginia University, Morgantown
Master of Business Administration–West Virginia University, Morgantown
Bachelor of Science–Marketing, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Academic Specialties: Criminal law and criminal procedures, environmental law

ANTHROPOLOGY

Dr. Charles Hulse

Professor of Anthropology
Emailchulse@shepherd.edu
Phone: (304) 876-5354
Areas and InterestsPhysical Anthropology, Archeological Research and Field Testing
Office: 111 Snyder Hall

Patrick Farris

Adjunct Instructor of Anthropology
E-mail: pfarris@shepherd.edu
Phone:  N/A
Master of Arts–Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington
Bachelor of Arts–Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Academic Specialties: Cultural Anthropology, Middle East, Central Asia, Southeastern United States

Eugene Marino

Adjunct Instructor of Anthropology
E-mail: emarino@shepherd.edu
Phone: 304-876-5332
Master of Arts–Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia
Bachelor of Arts–Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia
Academic Specialties: Archaeology and archaeological curation, forensic anthropology, cultural resource management, historic preservation, history of anthropology and archaeology