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Adjunct Faculty

Sociology

Thomas Patterson, Adjunct Instructor of Sociology
E-mail: tpatters@shepherd.edu
Phone:  304-876-5332
Master of Arts – Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park
Bachelor of Arts – Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park
Academic Specialties:  Social theory, humor, popular culture.

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

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.

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, penology

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.
Academic Specialties:  Psychiatric and vocational rehabilitation, career and supportive counseling.

Ralph A. Lorenzetti, Jr.
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

Richard C. Snyder, Jr,
Adjunct Instructor of Criminal Justice
E-mail: rsnyder@shepherd.edu
Masters of Arts – Human Sciences/Government, Hood College Graduate School, Frederick, MD
Bachelor of Science – Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Academic Specialties: Social Services, Social Problems

Geography

Dr. Petru Drumea, Adjunct Instructor of Geography
E-mail: pdrumea@shepherd.edu
Phone: 304-876-5332
Office: White Hall 333C
Master of Arts-Geography and Biology, Tiraspol State Pedagogical Institute
Academic Specialties:  Geographic education/curriculum development, human geography, environmental geography, physical geography.

Monica Fleming, Adjunct Instructor of Geography
E-mail:  mfleming@shepherd.edu
Phone:  304-876-5332
Master of Arts – Geography, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Bachelor of Arts – Geography, Concord University, Athens, WV
Academic Specialties:  Cultural and physical geography, Appalachian geography, parks interpretive programming

Dr. David R. Hixson, Adjunct Instructor of Geography
E-mail:  dhixs01@shepherd.edu
Phone:  304-876-5332
Ph.D. – Anthropology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Master of Arts – Anthropology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Bachelor of Arts – Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Academic Specialties:  Cultural, archaeological, physical, and linguistic anthropology; Maya civilization; Latin American archaeology and ethnography.

Mat Keel, Adjunct Instructor of Geography
E-mail:  mkeel@shepherd.edu
Phone:  240-595-9421
Doctoral Research – University of Bristol (UK) 2015-6
Master of Arts – Cultural Geography, University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts – Geography, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Academic Specialties:  Cartographic thought, Psychedelic plant diaspora, Post-colonialism/decolonization, Political ontology, Human geography.

Anthropology

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.