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Faculty and Staff

Justice Studies shares its faculty with the Sociology program. Please see Sociology Faculty for more information.


  • Kerryn Bell
    Kerryn Bell
    Assistant Professor
    Patterson 311Q
    Phone: 509.359.6921

    Ph.D., The Ohio State University

    Courses Taught:

    Women in Prison

  • Meredith Peterson
    Meredith Peterson
    Secretary Senior
    Patterson 329F
    Phone: 509.359.2335
  • Sean Chabot
    Sean Chabot
    Associate Professor
    Patterson 329E
    Phone: 509.359.6239

    Ph.D., University of Amsterdam

    Courses Taught:

    Social Change
    Sociology of Politics
    Sociology of Revolution


  • Pamela Dee Elkind
    Pamela Dee Elkind
    Professor Emeritus
    Patterson 310J
    Phone: 509.359.6447
    Ph.D., Northeastern University
  • John Goldman
    John Goldman
    Patterson 311P
    Phone: 509.359.7876

    M.A., Washington State University

    Causes Taught:

    Ethics in Criminal Justice
    Police System & Practice
    Criminal Justice Organization & Administration

  • Todd A. Hechtman
    Todd A. Hechtman
    Associate Professor
    Patterson 329A
    Phone: 509.359.4243

    Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

    Courses Taught:

    Identity and Power
    Social Psychology
    Doing Sociology

  • Pui-Yan Lam
    Pui-Yan Lam
    Patterson 311N
    Phone: 509.359.7933

    Ph.D., Washington State University

    Courses Taught:

    Race and Ethnic Relations
    Social Stratification
    Sociology of Religion

  • Dale M. Lindekugel
    Dale M. Lindekugel
    Hargreaves 013
    Phone: 509.359.2489

    Ph.D., University of Montana

    Courses Taught:

    Crime and Society
    Juvenile Delinquency
    Sociology of Deviance

  • Jay Moynahan
    Jay Moynahan
    Professor Emeritus
    A.B.D., Washington State University
  • Sue Marie Wright
    Sue Marie Wright
    Hargreaves 013
    Phone: 509.359.4817
    Sue Marie Wright, Ph.D., serves as Director for the Children’s Studies Program at Eastern Washington University.  She holds a position as Professor in the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies, teaching courses on children, gender, and family.  Published articles include “Bridging Third-Wave Feminism and Family Pluralism” (2004).
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