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Faculty


Kristen Myers
Chair, Professor
252-328-6092
Brewster A-415
myerskr19@ecu.edu

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Melinda D. Kane
Undergraduate Studies Director/ Director of Gender Studies, Associate Professor
252-737-2478
Brewster A-404
kanem@ecu.edu

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Colin Campbell
Graduate Director, Associate Professor
252-328-4895
Brewster A-412
campbellco16@ecu.edu

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Mamadi Corra
 Professor
252-328-4836
Brewster A-420
corram@ecu.edu

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Lori Heald
Teaching Assistant Professor
252-328-4886
Brewster A-406
healdl@ecu.edu

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A.J. Jacobs
Professor
252-328-1933
Brewster A-417
jacobsa@ecu.edu 

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Author Pages

Arunas Juska
Professor
252-328-6386
Brewster A-418
juskaa@ecu.edu

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Sitawa Kimuna
Professor
252-328-5768
Brewster A-421
kimunas@ecu.edu

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David Knox
Professor
252-328-4896
Brewster A-419
knoxd@ecu.edu

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Jermaine McNair
Teaching Instructor
252-328-4838
Brewster A-403
mcnaireje21@ecu.edu

       Kirk Miller
Associate Professor
252-328-4214
Brewster A-408
millerjam19@ecu.edu

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Jennifer O’Neill
Teaching Instructor
252-218-2338
Brewster A-401
oneillje20@ecu.eduCurriculum Vitae (PDF)

 Susan C. Pearce
 Professor
252-218-2544
Brewster A-402
pearces@ecu.edu

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                     Chaniqua Simpson        

Assistant Professor
252-328-6147
Brewster A-405
simpsonc22@ecu.edu

                        Curriculum Vitae (PDF)    

  Yan Zhang
 Assistant Professor
252-328-2923
Brewster A-407
zhangy23@ecu.edu

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Staff

LaShonda Brown
Lead Administrative Support Associate
252-328-6883
Brewster A-416
brownlas14@ecu.edu

Morgan Outlaw
Assistant Administrative Support Associate
252-328-6193
Brewster A-411
outlawm22@ecu.edu

 

 

 


Faculty Affiliates

Dmitry Tumin
Research Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Brody School of Medicine
tumind18@ecu.edu

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Our Students

ECU Sociology students have many interests and eventual career paths. Graduates from our BA and BS programs have gone on to accomplished careers across the range of employment sectors. Our graduates include human resource officers, nonprofit community organizers, entrepreneurs, managers, government employees, higher-education administrators, counselors, school teachers, and social service providers.

The department’s MA graduates have gone on to earn PhDs and become professors across the United States, and become leaders in research agencies, nonprofits, government, and business. ECU’s first LGBTQ organization was born from a Master’s student practicum project in the department, and is now the largest campus-based LGBTQ organization in the UNC system.


Emeritus Faculty

Richard Caston

Ph.D., Duke University 1978
Areas of Interest: Economic Sociology, Social Inequality, Gerontology, Medical Sociology, Human Services, Work and Organizations

Gladys Howell

M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 1949
Areas of Interest: Race/Ethnic/Minority Relations, Social Problems, Anthropology

Kathy G. Jones

M.A., East Carolina University 2006
Areas of Interest: Psychology, Sociology of Gender, Modern Social Problems, Sociology of Deviant Behavior, Women’s Studies

Charles Garrison

Ph.D., University of Kentucky 1974
Areas of Interest: Religion, Urban, Theory, Family

 

Jeffrey Johnson

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine 1981
Areas of Interest: Social Networks, Coastal and Marine Studies, Research Methods

Lee Maril

Ph.D., Washington University
Areas of interest: Inequality, Social Justice, Public Policy

John Maiolo

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University 1965
Areas of Interest: Environment, Work, Complex Organizations, Policy

James Mitchell

Ph.D., Oklahoma State University 1980
Areas of Interest:  Aging, Health, Quantitative Methods

Linda Mooney

Ph.D., University of Akron 1984
Areas of Interest: Criminology, Sociology of Law, Deviance

Jasper Register

Ph.D., University of Kentucky 1974
Areas of Interest: Race/Ethnic/Minority Relations, Aging/Social Gerontology, Social Change

Christa Reiser

Ph.D., North Carolina State University 1981
Areas of Interest:  Gender, Family, Social Psychology

Buford Rhea

Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia 1961
Areas of Interest: Theory, Organizations, Education

Martin Schultz

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Areas of Interest: Family, Social Change

Avtar Singh

Ph.D., Mississippi State University 1967
Areas of Interest: Theory, Community, Social Stratification

Archie Smith

M.A., East Carolina University 1974
Areas of Interest: Demography, Criminology/Delinquency, Deviant Behavior/Social Disorganization

Paul Tschetter

Ph.D., Michigan State University 1975
Areas of Interest: Population, Rural Sociology

 

Melvin Williams

Ph.D., Duke University 1941
Areas of Interest: Criminology/Delinquency, Theory, Social Problems

Kenneth Wilson

Ph.D., Purdue University 1974
Areas of interest:  Development, Social Psychology, Research Methods, Deviance