Skip to main content
Apply Now

Faculty & Staff

  • Todd A. Hechtman, PhD
    Todd A. Hechtman, PhD
    Department Chair/Associate Professor
    329-A Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.4243
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    PhD: University of California at Santa Barbara
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 101: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
    SOCI 263: SOCIAL PROBLEMS
    SOCI 357: METHOD FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH
    SOCI 481: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
    SOCI 482: IDENTITY AND POWER
    SOCI 488: SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

    Research:
    Dr. Hechtman's research emphasizes social identity, particularly the complex ways in which multiple cultural discourses and institutional contexts combine in a single individual. His current project on "Sociological Morality" is an attempt to infuse the idea of morality with basic Sociological foundations as well as to engage Sociology with moral action.
    Community Engagement:
    TRIO McNair Faculty Research Mentor. 

  • Dr. Robert Bartlett
    Dr. Robert Bartlett
    Senior Lecturer
    329-B Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.7094
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    PhD: Gonzaga University
    Courses Taught:
    ITGS 120 FYE South Africa Land of Struggle
    SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology
    CSBS 200: Introduction to Leadership
    SOCI 263: Social Problems
    SOCI 470: Social Change 

    Research:
    Civil Rights. Black paratroopers in Washington State During WWII, The First Black Smokejumper; Operation Firefly and the Triple Nickle; The Intersection of Race and Sports; The Spokane River: a Biography.
    Public Sociology:
    Humanities Washington Speaker Bureau; Airway Heights Correctional Center (AHCC) Spokane, WA, African American Literature Program (AALP) Offender program.
    Community Engagement:
    Civil Rights. Columnist for Spokane's Black Lens Newspaper.
    Keynote Speaker, 3rd Annual Inland Northwest Student Affairs Colloquium, North Idaho College, "Build it and they will come."
    Co-presenter, 19th Annual Faculty Staff of Color Conference (FSOCC), Vancouver, WA, "A conversation about Academic Activism in the 21st Century."
    Researcher contributer, Siskiyou Smokejumpers Base Museum project, Cave Junction, OR. 

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/ewuphoto/sets/72157675387902850

  • Kerryn Bell, PhD
    Kerryn Bell, PhD
    Associate Professor
    311-Q Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.6921
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    PhD: Ohio State University
    Courses Taught:

    SOCI 301 SURVEY OF CRIMINOLOGY 
    CRIM 360: WOMEN IN PRISON
    CRIM 416: COMPARATIVE CJ SYSTEMS
    SOCI 452: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
    CRIM 460: PENOLOGY
    CRIM 490: CRIMINAL JUSTICE SENIOR CAPSTONE 

    Kerryn E. Bell is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Eastern Washington University. Her research interests include prison violence and recidivism as well as the intersectionality of gender and race/ethnicity with criminal offending. 

  • Sean Taudin Chabot, PhD
    Sean Taudin Chabot, PhD
    Professor of Sociology
    329-E Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.6239
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    PhD: University of Amsterdam
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 362: Sociology of Politics
    SOCI 465: Contemporary Sociological Theory
    SOCI 485: Sociology of Revolution
    SOCI 490: Sociology Capstone

    Research:
    Transnational Roots of the Civil Rights Movement, Love and Revolution, The Gandhian Repertoire as Transformative Invention, The Violence of Nonviolence: Problematizing Nonviolent Resistance in Iran and Egypt, The Transnational Diffusion and the African American Reinvention of Gandhian Repertoire, Decolonizing Civil Resistance, Rethinking Nonviolent Action and Contentious Politics: Political Cultures of Nonviolent Opposition in the Indian Independence Movement and Brazil's Landless Workers Movement.

    Community Engagement:
    Civil Rights. McNair Scholars mentor. 

  • John Goldman
    John Goldman
    Senior Lecturer
    311-P Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.7876
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    MA: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
    Courses Taught:
    CRIM 300: INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
    CRIM 340: ETHICS IN CRIMMINAL JUSTICE
    CRIM 468: POLICE SYSTEM & PRACTICE
    CRIM 302: CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATION & ADMINISTRATION
    CRIM 490: CRIMINAL JUSTICE SENIOR CAPSTONE

  • Pui-Yan Lam, PhD
    Pui-Yan Lam, PhD
    Professor
    311N Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.7933

    PhD: Washington State University
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 320: Race and Ethnic Relations
    SOCI 351: Social Stratification
    SOCI 472: Sociology of Religion
    SOCI 489: Doing Sociology

  • Dale M. Lindekugel, PhD
    Dale M. Lindekugel, PhD
    Professor
    329-C Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.2489
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    PhD: University of Montana
    Courses Taught:
    SOCI 101: INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
    SOCI 263: SOCIAL PROBLEMS
    SOCI 301: SURVEY OF CRIMINOLOGY
    CRIM 330: SOCIAL SCIENCE RESERCH METHODS
    SOCI 363: SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANCE
    SOC  452: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
    SOCI 455: CRIMINOLOGICAL THEORY 

    Biography:
    Dr. Lindekugel is a Sociologist who specializes in deviance, criminology and social problems.

  • Scott Mathers
    Scott Mathers
    Assistant Professor
    311-0 Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.4560
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    PhD: Mississippi State University
    Courses Taught:
    CRIM 300: INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
    CRIM 330: SOCIAL SCIENCE RESERCH METHODS
    CRIM 420: PEACMAKING CRIMINOLOGY
    CRIM 421: RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
    CRIM 490: CRIMINAL JUSTICE SENIOR CAPSTONE 

  • Lindsey Upton, Ph.D.
    Lindsey Upton, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    311-R Patterson Hall
    Phone: 509.359.4202
    Fax: 509.359.6583

    SOCI 301 SURVEY OF CRIMINOLOGY  
    CRIM 300: INTRODUCTION TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
    CRIM 330: SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHODS 
    CRIM 490: CRIMINAL JUSTICE SENIOR CAPSTONE 
    CRIM 496: VICTIMOLOGY
    CRIM 498: CRIME & MEDIA

     

    Lindsey L. Upton is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice. Her research interests include homelessness, crime and media, and critical criminology. Her community engagement and activism is focused on the intersectionality of gender, sexuality, race/ethnicity, disability and age among survivors of victimization, specifically experiences with services and the criminal justice system at such intersections.

    Upton earned her Ph.D. from Old Dominion University, M.S. from Eastern Kentucky University, and B.A. from Iowa State University. While at ODU, she was the first doctoral candidate to receive the Excellence in Service award for her dedication to community activism and engagement.

     

© 2018 Eastern Washington University
EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.