College of Arts and Sciences

Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice Faculty

Our faculty is equally diverse in training and scholarship spanning Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Public Health and African Studies. We are passionate about teaching and we take an active and genuine interest in you and your progress toward learning and academic success. 

Full-Time Faculty

Jonathan "Jon" T. Church


Director of Cultural Anthropology Program

Ana Maria Garcia Psy.D.

Associate Professor

Favian Guertin-Martin

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Doreen E. Loury

Assistant Professor / Director, Pan African Studies Program

Director of Pan African Studies Program

Anne Mahar PhD

Assistant Professor

John A. Noakes

Associate Professor / Chair

SACJ Department Chair and Director of Criminal Justice Program

Alex O. Otieno


Dina B. Pinsky PhD

Associate Professor

Director of Sociology Program

Adjunct Faculty

Allan L. Branson Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Paul J. Hetznecker

Adjunct professor

Helen Marie Miamidian PhD

Adjunct Professor

Joseph "Joe" F. Michaels

Adjunct Professor

Jeffrey S. Ratcliffe

Adjunct Professor

Allen F. Stewart

Adjunct Professor

Robert Eliot Tucker

Adjunct Professor

Support and Staff

Martha "Marcia" Grimaldi

Administrative Assistant