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SOCIOLOGY

Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic

Chair, 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

Dr. Robert M. Anthony

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

Professor of Sociology, Assistant Dean of Student Academic Enrichment
Email: adewitt@shepherd.edu
Phone: (304) 876-5075
Areas and InterestsResearch Methods, Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Film
Office: LIB 156

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

CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Dr. Janay M. Gasparini

Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice
Emailjgaspari@shepherd.edu
Areas and Interests: Women in policing, police-community interactions, and intersections of agriculture and the justice system.

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

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