I'm an Associate Professor in the
of Sociology at Bridgewater College
in Bridgewater, Virginia.
I am the advisor for the Department's
in Crime and Justice. I am also the Vice-President of the Bridgewater
Some of my current off-campus responsibilities include being a Board
Member for the Virginia
Social Science Association, a Board Member of the
Gemeinschaft Home, and the Secretary and Data Manager for
& Page County Reentry Council.
I routinely teach Sociological Imagination and the
quantitative research methods series for the major in Sociology. I also teach several
of the courses in the Crime and Justice minor including Criminology, Adjudication & Corrections, World Justice
Systems, and the Senior Practicum in Crime and Justice.
My professional interests include: community
development, social cohesion and disorganization, crime and deviance;
networks; the cognition of social structure; the measurement of
fundamental network properties, such as
social distance and acquaintanceship volume; program evaluation, methodology and statistics.
On the personal side, here's a
little more about me....
|My Teaching Schedule this semester
(Spring 2015) is:
- SOC 101.03 Sociological Imagination
(MWF 9:00-9:50am in Bowman 220)
- SOC 323 Soc.
Research Methods II
(MWF 10:00-10:50am in Bowman 24)
- SOC 412 Adjudication & Corrections
(MWF 1:00-1:50pm in Bowman 209)
- SOC 483 Practicum in Crime & Justice
Please note that course syllabi, additional
readings, external links, exam review guides and other material will
all be made available on the course websites through:
My Office Hours are:
Monday 2:00-4:00pm, Wednesday* 2:00-4:00pm and
Friday 2:00-3:00pm, or by appointment.
* My Wednesday afternoon
schedule is variable and I will have to periodically cancel these
office hours to attend other duties.
I will also have variable hours on some Tuesdays or Thursdays
depending on my schedule.
When these become available I will announce them in advance.
students are welcome and encouraged to drop by my office any time
that you find me there.