Discover More... ABOUT THE DEPARTMEMT      Welcome from the Chair      Mission and Values      Faculty and Staff      Alumni UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS      BA in Criminal Justice      BA in Political Science      BA in Sociology      Pre-law      Anthropology Minor      Criminal Justice Minor      Political Science Minor      Sociology Minor GRADUATE PROGRAMS      Master of Science in Criminal Justice      Master of Public Administration Course Offerings Organizations U.S. and Ga. Gov't Requirements Contact Us Arts & Sciences Departments
spacer

Faculty and Staff

 

Costas Spirou

Costas Spirou, Ph.D, Department Chair
Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago
2-03 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-4562, Email

 http://www.costasspirou.com

Kim Knight

Kim Knight
Department Administrative Assistant
2-03 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-4562, Email

 Michele Williams Michele Williams
Web Content Manager
B.A., California State University, Sacramento
2-03 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-4562, Email

 


 

 

 Jeffrey Blick

Jeffrey Blick, Ph.D.
Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
3-52 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-4448, Email, CV (pdf)
Research Interests
- Dogs in Prehistoric Native American Cultures
- Latin American & Caribbean Archeology
- San Salvador, Bahamas

 

 Ruth Carter

Ruth Carter, Ph.D.
Professor of International Studies
Ph.D. University of South Carolina
2-10 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0946, Email
Research Interests
- Criminal Justice in Georgia
- The Eastern Mediterranean Region
- Politics and Culture Along the Silk Road

 

 Roger Coate

Roger Coate, Ph.D.
Paul D. Coverdell Professor of Public Policy
Political Science & Public Administration
Ph.D., Ohio State University
2-29 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-7396, Email
Research Interests,
- International Organization and Global Governance
- Nonstate Actors and Nonprofit Management
- U.S. Multilateral Foreign Policy

 

 Carrie Cook

Carrie Schrage Cook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., University of Florida
2-11 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0941, Email
Research Interests
- Corrections
- Victimization
- Fear of Crime
- Program Evaluation

 

 Sara Doude

Sara Buck Doude, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
MSCJ Program Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
2-21 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-4257, Email
Research Interests
- Radical Criminological Theory
- Gender/Racial Biases with Criminal Justice
- Interpersonal Violence within Marginalized Groups

 

 Hank Edmondson

Hank Edmondson, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science & Public Administration
Ph.D., University of Georgia
2-06 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0943, Email
Research Interests
- Politics and Literature
- Education Philosophy, Education Reform
- Politics of Spain
- Leadership

 

 Elliott-Gower

Steven Elliott-Gower, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Georgia
215 Terrell Hall
CBX 029
478-445-1467, Email
Research Interests
- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
- Role-playing Simulations
- Student Development and Global Citizenship

 

Funke Fontenot

Olufunke Fontenot, LL.M.; M.Litt.
Professor of Criminal Justice
LL.M. Yale Law School
M.Litt. Cambridge
2-50 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-4441, Email
Research Interests
- American Judicial System
- Fourth Amendment Rights
- Judicial Independence
- The Judiciary in Africa
- Issue of Diversity in Higher Education

 

 Sandra Godwin

Sandra Godwin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., North Carolina State University
2-12 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-1900, Email
Research Interests
- Identity Formation
- Social Inequality
- Civic Engagement in Higher Education

 

 Jennifer Hammack

Jennifer Hammack, J.D.
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
J.D., University of Alabama
2-19 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-2019, Email
Research Interests
- Criminal Procedure
- Administrative Law
- Constitutional Law

 

 Jerry Herbel

Jerry Herbel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science & Public Administration
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
2-02 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-7394, Email
Research Interests
- Ethics in Government and Public Administration
- Literature and Politics
- Classical Political Theory

 

Brandy Kennedy

Brandy Kennedy, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science & Public Administration
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
2-20 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-7384, Email
Research Interests
- Bureaucratic Role Perception and Representation

 

 Min Kim

Min Su Kim, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
MPA Program Coordinator
Ph.D., Arizona State University
2-25 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-7393, Email
Research Interests
-State and Local Government Financial Management
- Public Finance and Budgeting
- Policy and Program Evaluation
- Quantitative Research Methods

 

 Bradley Koch

Bradley Koch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Indiana University
2-14 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0937, Email
Research Interests
- Religion
- Sexuality
- Higher Education
- Teaching and Learning

 

 Kathleen Martin

Kathleen Martin, A.B.D.
Senior Lecturer of Political Science
A.B.D., Georgia State University
2-09 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0969, Email
Research Interests
- American Government
- Behavioral Politics

 

 Stephanie McClure

Stephanie McClure, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., University of Georgia
2-08 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-1211, Email
Research Interests
- Sociology of Education
- Race, Class, and Gender
- College Student Persistence and Retention

 

 Jason Rich

Jason Rich, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
2-24 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0945, Email
Research Interests
- American Electoral Studies & Politics
- International Security
- Foreign Policy Analysis
- International Relations Theory

 

 Claire Sanders

Claire Sanders, M.P.A.
Lecturer of Political Science
M.P.A., Georgia College & State University
2-18 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-5328, Email
Research Interests
- American Government
- Election Law and Administration
- State and Local Government

 

Costas Spirou

Costas Spirou, Ph.D., Department Chair
Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago
2-03 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-4562, Email
Research Interests
- Public Policy and Political Sociology
- Urban Affairs and Governance
- Tourism/Sport and Economic Development

 

 Charles Ubah

Charles Ubah, Ph.D.
Professor of Criminal Justice
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
2-23 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-7392, Email
Research Interests
- Penology and Corrections
- Criminal Justice Policy Studies
- Comparative Criminal Justice Studies
- Migrant Populations and Crime
- Transnational Crime

 

 Clif Wilkinson

Clif Wilkinson, A.B.D.
Lecturer of Political Science & Public Administration
A.B.D., Valdosta State University
2-22 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0958, Email
Research Interests
- Public Management
- Public Policy and Evaluation
- E-Government
- Politics in Film

 

 Veronica Womack Veronica Womack, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science & Public Administration
Ph.D., University of Alabama
2-27 A&S, CBX 018
478-445-0945, Email
Research Interests
- Agricultural Policy
- Southern Black Belt Region
- Rural African American Sociopolitical Experience
- Regional Persistent Poverty
A&S Building
CONNECTING WHAT MATTERS
A-Z Sitewide Index
About the site
Georgia College • 231 W. Hancock St. • Milledgeville, GA 31061 • 1-800-342-0471 ; 478-445-5004 • admissions@gcsu.edu