Sociology and Criminal Justice
Sociology and Criminal Justice

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Mario PaparozziMario A. Paparozzi, Ph.D.

Chair and Professor
Phone: 910.522.5783
Office: 202 Sampson

Office Hours: MTW: 9:00-12:00 p.m. & by appointment
Specialty areas: Probation and Parole, Community Corrections, Criminology

Shannon MaynorShannon J. Maynor

Administrative Support Associate
Phone: 910.521.6380
Office: 201 Sampson


Jessica AbbottJessica Abbott, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: 910.775-4259
Office: 222 Sampson

Office Hours: T/R 10:00-12:00 pm; W 10:00-12:00 pm & by appointment

John BowmanJohn Bowman, Ph.D.

Phone: 910.521.6626
Office: 211 Sampson

Office Hours: T/R 10:00-11:00 am; 1:00-2:00 pm; W 5:30-6:00 pm, 9:00-9:30 pm @ Sandhills Community College; M/F By appointment only
Specialty areas: The Family, At-risk Youth, Health Promotionand Wellness, Chinese Studies

Calvina EllerbeCalvina Ellerbe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: 910.521.6541
Office: 221 Sampson

Office Hours: T/R 7:00-8:00 am; 12:15-2:15 pm; W 9:05-11:05 am & by appointment only
Specialty areas: Demography, Marriage and Family, Race and Ethnicity

Jessica GodseyJessica Godsey, J.D.

Phone: 910.521.6574
Office: 209 Sampson

Office hours: M/W/F 8:30-9:05 am; M 1:00-2:30 pm; W 1:00-4:00 pm
Specialty areas: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Family Violence

Roger GuyRoger Guy, Ph.D.

Phone: 910.775.4273
Office: 208 Sampson

Office Hours: M/W/F 7:00-8:00 am; M & F 9:00-11:00 am & by appointment

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Sonali Jain

Sonali Jain, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor 
Phone: 910.521.6474
Office: 219 Sampson

Office hours: M/W 9:10-10:10 am, 12:05-1:35 pm; F 9:15-9:45 am
Specialty areas: Globalization, Asia, Qualitative Methods


Brooke Kelly

E. Brooke Kelly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone: 910.775.4038
Office: 212 Sampson

Office Hours: M/W 10:00-12:00 pm;  F 2:30-3:30 pm
Specialty areas: Inequalities, Gender, Family, Work, and Poverty


Renee Lamphere

Renee Lamphere, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: 910.775.4084
Office: 218 Sampson

Office Hours: MWF:10:00-11:00 & W:2:30-4:30 pm & by appointment
Specialty areas: Corrections, Digital Media Crime, Juvenile Delinquency, Violence & Victimology, Mixed-Methods Research


J. Porter Lillis

J. Porter Lillis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Phone: 910.521.6473
Office: 220 Sampson

Office Hours: T/R 10:00-11:00 am, 12:15-12:30 pm, 1:45-2:00 pm, 3:30-4:30 pm


Steve Marson

Steve Marson, Ph.D.

Phone: 910.521.6475
Office: 217 Sampson

Office Hours: By appointment only
Specialty areas: Technology, Gerontology, Ethics, Research/Statistics


Robert McDonnell

Robert S. McDonnell, MPA

Phone: 910.521.6232
Office: 215 Sampson

Office Hours: T/R 11:00-12:30 pm; W 9:00-12:00 pm
Specialty areas: Terrorism Studies, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Justice Leadership, Investigative Information Management, International Law Enforcement.


Ottis Murray

Ottis Murray, Ed.D

Phone: 910.521.6821
Office: 214 Sampson

Office Hours: M/W/F 10:00-11:30 am, W 5:30-6:30 pm
Specialty areas: Collective Behavior and Social Movements, Popular Culture, Death and Dying, Computer/Technology & Society


Sam Pearson

Sam Pearson, Ph.D.

Phone: 910.521.6885
Office: 207 Sampson

Office Hours: M/W/F 10:00-11:00 am, 2:30-3:30 pm
Specialty areas: Criminology, Private Security, Community Policing, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice Administration and Management 


Marlene Powell

Rasby Marlene Powell, Ph.D.

Co-director of the Interdisciplinary Gender Minor
Phone: 910.521.6477
Office: 213 Sampson
Office Hours: T/R 1:00-2:00 pm; W 8:30-11:30 am
Specialty areas: Community, Theory, Qualitative Research, and Sociology of Emotions.


James Robinson

James W. Robinson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director of the UNCP Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies Degree Program 
Phone: 910.522.5785
Office: 216 Sampson
Office Hours: T/R 12:30-3:15 pm
Specialty areas: Theory, Social Psychology, Social Inequality, Organizations, Research Methods, Statistics 


Michael Spivey

Michael Spivey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Phone: 910.521.6776
Office: 210 Sampson

Office Hours:  W 2:00-6:00 pm; F 12:15-1:15 pm
Specialty areas: Social Inequality, Native American Studies, Critical Theory/Cultural Studies, Ethnography


Adjunct Faculty