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  • Sean Taudin Chabot, PhD
    Sean Taudin Chabot, PhD
    Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology
    Patterson 329-E
    Phone: 509.359.6239

    PhD: University of Amsterdam
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 362: Sociology of Politics
    SOCI 465: Contemporary Sociological Theory
    SOCI 485: Sociology of Revolution
    SOCI 490: Sociology Capstone

  • Sue Marie Wright, PhD
    Sue Marie Wright, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Patterson 329-C
    Phone: 509.359.4817

    PhD: University of Oregon
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 101: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
    SOCI 321: SEX AND GENDER
    SOCI 370 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY
    SOCI 483: SOCIOLOGY OF CHILDREN


  • Dale M. Lindekugel, PhD
    Dale M. Lindekugel, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Patterson 311-R
    Phone: 509.359.2489

    PhD: University of Montana
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology
    SOCI 263: Social Problems
    SOCI 301: Survey of Criminology
    CRIM 330: Social Science Research Methods
    SOCI 363: Sociology of Deviance
    SOC  452: Juvenile Delinquency
    SOCI 455: Criminological Theory

    Biography
    Dr. Lindekugel is a sociologist who specializes in deviance, criminology and social problems. He grew up on the northern plains, has a very old Dachshund named Willie, rides a Harley-Davidson and has been at Eastern since a previous millennium. 

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

    PhD: University of California at Santa Barbara
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology
    SOCI 263: Social Problems
    SOCI 357: Method for Social Research
    SOCI 481: Social Psychology
    SOCI 482: Identity and Power
    SOCI 488: Sociology of Education
    SOCI 489: Doing Sociology

  • Pui-Yan Lam, PhD
    Pui-Yan Lam, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Patterson 311N
    Phone: 509.359.7933

    PhD: Washington State University
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 320: Race and Ethnic Relations
    SOCI 351: Social Stratification
    SOCI 472: Sociology of Religion
    SOCI 489: Doing Sociology

  • Dr. Robert Bartlett
    Dr. Robert Bartlett
    Senior Lecturer/Public Sociology
    329-B Patterson Hall

    PhD: Gonzaga University
    Courses Taught:
    ITGS 120 FYE South Africa Land of Struggle
    SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology
    CSBS 200: Introduction to Leadership
    SOCI 263: Social Problems
    SOCI 470: Social Change 

    Research:
    Black paratroopers in Washington State During WWII, The First Black Smokejumper; Operation Firefly and the Triple Nickle; The Intersection of Race and Sports; The Spokane River: a Biography.
    Public Sociology:
    Humanities Washington Speaker Bureau; Airway Heights Correctional Center (AHCC) Spokane, WA, African American Literature Program (AALP) Offender program.
    Community Engagement:
    Columnist for Spokane's Black Lens Newspaper.
    Keynote Speaker, 3rd Annual Inland Northwest Student Affairs Colloquium, North Idaho College, "Build it and they will come."
    Co-presenter, 19th Annual Faculty Staff of Color Conference (FSOCC), Vancouver, WA, "A conversation about Academic Activism in the 21st Century."
    Researcher contributer, Siskiyou Smokejumpers Base Museum project, Cave Junction, OR. 

  • Kerryn Bell, PhD
    Kerryn Bell, PhD
    Associate Professor
    Patterson 311-Q
    Phone: 509.359.6921

    PhD: Ohio State University
    Courses Taught:
    CRIM 360: Women in Prison
    CRIM 416: Comparative CJ Systems
    SOCI 452: Juvenile Delinquency
    CRIM 460: Penology
    CRIM 490: Criminal Justice Senior Capstone

  • Scott Mathers
    Scott Mathers
    Assistant Professor
    Patterson 311-0

    PhD: Mississippi State University
    Courses Taught:
    CRIM 300: Introduction to Criminology
    CRIM 330: Social Science Research
    CRIM 420: Peacmaking Criminology
    CRIM 421: Restorative Justice
    CRIM 490: Criminal Justice Senior Capstone

  • John Goldman
    John Goldman
    Senior Lecturer
    Patterson 311-P
    Phone: 509.359.7876

    MA: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
    Courses Taught:
    CRIM 300: INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
    CRIM 340: ETHICS IN CRIMMINAL JUSTICE
    CRIM 468: POLICE SYSTEM & PRACTICE
    CRIM 302: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATION & ADMINISTRATION
    CRIM 490: CRIMINAL JUSTICE SENIOR CAPSTONE

  • Joe Tedescoe, PhD
    Joe Tedescoe, PhD
    Faculty
    329 D Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509-359-6027

    PhD: Washington State University
    Sections Taught:
    SOCI 101: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
    SOCI 263: SOCIAL PROBLEMS
    CRIM 330-01: SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHOD
    SOCI 398/351: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL STATISTICS
    SOCI 321: SEX AND GENDER
    SOCI 471: SOCIOLOGY OF WORK
    SOCI 320: RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS
    SOCI 370: SOCIOLOGY OF THE FAMILY
    SOCI 463: COMPLEX ORGANIZATIONS
    SOCI 486: CONTEMPORARY WORLD SYSTEMS
    Research:
    Social Facilitation, Communication Anxiety, Clinical Sociology, Music Performance Anxiety, Two-factor theory Conditioning, Collective Efficacy, Latina/Latino Agricultural Ethnographic Research, Employment Anxieties, among International Students.

  • Meredith Peterson
    Meredith Peterson
    Office Manager
    Patterson 329F
    Phone: 509.359.2335
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