All of our full-time faculty have Ph.D.'s in sociology. Our part-time instructors have a Ph.D., J.D., or master's degree, plus several years of experience in federal and regional law enforcement, probation, parole, and prosecution. Our faculty have published dozens of books and articles, and remain active in professional criminological and sociological organizations.
Here is a list of the full-time Sociology and Criminal Justice faculty and their areas of specialty:
George Dowdall, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology
Fields: Medical Sociology & Research Methods.
Raquel Kennedy-Bergen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology
Fields: Sociology of Gender, Intimate Violence, Social Problems, Marriage and the Family.
Marybeth Ayella, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology
Fields: Cults, Gender and Sexuality, Deviance.
Maria Kefalas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology
Fields: Crime and Community Culture, Gender, Inequality, and Urban Studies
Kim Logio, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology, Chair
Fields: Race, Class, and Gender; Alcohol/Drug Use;, Research Methods, and Social Deviance
Rob Moore, J.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology
Fields: Law, Social Policy, and Labor Studies.
Part time faculty including their professional affiliation
Paul Andrews M.S., Special Agent (retired), New Jersey State Commission of Investigation.
Michael J. Banach, II M.S., Allied Barton and Associates,Inspector (retired) - City of Philadelphia Police Department Central Division; International Association Chiefs of Police.
Joseph P. Curran MBA, CEAP, CACD, Director of Business Development Livengrin Foundation.
William Fitzpatrick, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney, District of New Jersey.
Donald Haldeman, Esq., Supervisor – Victim Services Unit, Department of Probation, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Elizabeth A. Linehan, R.S.M., Ph.D, M.A., A.B., Associate Professor of Philosophy, Saint Joseph's University.
Karen McDonough M.S., Lead Systemic Investigator, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Clyde Middleton J.D., B.S., Chief, (retired), Fraud Auditors, Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office; Forensic Accountant. Asst. Professor, Legal Studies, Lehigh Valley College. Certified Fraud Examiner (retired).
George M. Nikolaou, Esq., B.A. J.D., Attorney at Law, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Harry Rhea M.S., Certified in International Criminal Law, Humanitarian, and Human Rights Law; International Association of Penal Law.
Darren Stocker M.S., Lieutenant (retired), Westtown-East Goshen, PA Police Department.
Mary-Ellen Walter, Esq., L.L.M. Chief – Drug Forfeiture Unit, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.