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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.

    Community Engagement:

    Airway Heights Correctional Center (AHCC) Spokane, WA, African American Literature Program (AALP) Offender program.

    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 Ethnography, Employment Anxieties, among International Students.

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