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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Faculty & Staff

Page address: http://sbs.mnsu.edu/soccorr/faculty/

Chair

Dr. Luis PosasPosas, Luis., Ph.D
Professor

Email – luis.posas@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113J
Phone – 507-389-2257
Degree – Kansas State U. – Social Change, Urbanization, Social Demography, Race, Ethnicity and Culture


Faculty

Dr. Afroza AnwaryAnwary, Afroza., Ph.D
Professor

Email – afroza.anwary@mnsu.edu
Office –  Armstrong Hall 113S
Phone – 507-389-5608
Degree – U of Minnesota – Social Organization, Social Movements, Social Inequality, Qualitative, Historical and Comparative Methods


Dr. Emily BoydBoyd, Emily., Ph.D
Associate Professor and Sociology Program Coordinator

Email - emily.boyd@mnsu.edu
Office –  Armstrong Hall 113Q
Phone – 507-389-1375
Degree –Florida State University – Gender, Interaction, Sociology of the Body, Media


Dr. Barbara CarsonCarson, Barbara., Ph.D
Professor

Email – barbara.carson@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113G
Phone – 507-389-6265
Degree – U. of New Hampshire – Corrections, Victimology, Violence, Restorative Justice
Website – http://sbs.mnsu.edu/soccorr/faculty/carson.html


Dr. Jeffery DennisDennis, Jeffery., Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Corrections

Email – jeffery.dennis@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113Z
Phone – 507-389-1132
Degree – SUNY Stony Brook – Criminology, Deviance


Dr. Donald EbelEbel, Donald., Ph.D
Associate Professor and
Director of Aging Studies and the Chesley Center on Aging

Email – donald.ebel@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113L
Phone – 507-389-5188
Degree – Duke University – Aging, Work, Leadership, Religion, Public Policy, Demography


Dr. Sarah Nell EpplenEpplen, Sarah Nell., Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Sociology Coordinator, Teaching Sociology Internship Program

Email – sarah.epplen@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113I
Phone – 507-389-5669
Degree – North Carolina State U. – Sociology


Dr. Catarina FritzFritz, Catarina., Ph.D
Associate Professor

Email – catarina.fritz@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113D
Phone – 507-389-1038
Degree – Boston University – Race and Ethnicity, Medical Sociology, Sociology of Education


Dr. Carol GlasserGlasser, Carol L., Ph.D
Assistant Professor

Email - carol.glasser@mnsu.edu
Office - Armstrong Hall 113O
Phone - 507-389-1345
Degree - University of California,Irvine – Public and Applied Sociology, Gender, Critical Animal Studies, Social Movements
Website - http://carolglasser.com/


Dr. Diane GrahamGraham, Diane., Ph.D
Associate Professor

Email – h.graham@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113M
Phone – 507-389-6169
Degree – Southern Illinois U. – Carbondale – Evaluation, Applied Statistics, Human Services


Dr. Vicki HunterHunter, Vicki., Ph.D
Associate Professor
Email – vicki.hunter@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113N
Phone – 507-389-5611
Degree – Kent State U. – Justice-involved Women and Girls, Social Psychology, Family Violence and Gender

Dr. Saiful IslamIslam, Saiful., Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Email – saiful.islam@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113T
Phone – 507-389-5613
Degree – Southern Illiniois University – Public Policy, Political Sociology, Organizations, Social Movements, Human Services, Health and Medicine, and Mixed Methods

Dr. Barbara KeatingKeating, Barbara R., Ph.D.
Professor

Email – barbara.keating@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113F
Phone – 507-389-5604
Degree – U. of Nebraska – Family, Family Violence, Research Methods, Gender
Website - http://sbs.mnsu.edu/soccorr/faculty/keating/


Mollenkopf-Pigsley, Christine., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Program Director - Applied Organizational Studies

Email – christine.mollenkopf-pigsley@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113
Phone – 507-389-1563
Degree – Walden University – Social Enterprise/Entrepreneurship, Virtual Collaboration, Gig Economy

Website - www.linkedin.com/in/christinepigsley


Dr. Paul PrewPrew, Paul, Ph.D
Associate Professor

Email – paul.prew@mnsu.edu
Office – Morris Hall 222K
Phone – 507-389-5674
Degree – University of Oregon – Environment, Political Economy, Developing Areas

Website - http://krypton.mnsu.edu/~sy5879je/index.shtml


Rendahl, Kristi., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Director, Nonprofit Leadership Program

Email – kristi.rendahl@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113
Phone – 507-389-5215
Degree – Hamline University – Nonprofit Capacity Building, International and Local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)


Dr. Sherrise Tuesdale-Moore Truesdale-Moore, Sherrise., Ph.D
Associate Professor and Corrections Program Coordinator
Field Practice Coordinator

Email – sherrise.truesdale@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113P
Phone – 507-389-1868
Degree – Howard University – Criminology, Criminal Justice, Deviant Behavior, YLS/CMI(2.0) Master Trainer, Cultural Competency in Corrections


Dr. Pedro ThomasThomas, Pedro M., Ph.D
Professor

Email – pedro.thomas@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113E
Phone – 507-389-2190
Degree – Washington State U. – Criminology/Delinquency, Deviant Behavior, Social Disorganization, Social Control
 


Vaughan, TJ (Tyler)., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Email – tj.vaughan@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113R
Phone – 507-389-1561
Degree – Texas State University – Specialty Courts, Criminology, Self-Control, Peer Influence, Juror Decision Making


Dr. Dennis WaskulWaskul, Dennis., Ph.D
Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator

Email – dennis.waskul@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113A
Phone – 507-389-5673
Degree – Oklahoma State U. – Social Psychology, Sexuality, Cultural Sociology

Website - http://sbs.mnsu.edu/soccorr/faculty/waskul.html

Staff

Karen PurringtonPurrington, Karen
Office Manager

Email – karen.purrington@mnsu.edu
Office – Armstrong Hall 113
Phone – 507-389-1562


Emeriti Faculty

Denny Braun
Steve Buechler
W. Roy Cook
Joe Davis
Robert Demaree
Boyd Duncan
Helen Duncan
Dave Janovy
H. Keith Luebke
Leland McCormick
Larry Menezes
Gustav Patterson
Robert Redhead
James Robertson
Leah Rogne
T.R. Schaffler
Tom Schmid
Jane VanderWilt
Steve Vassar
Paul Vaughn
William Wagner
Wendell Wessman