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Psychology/Sociology Faculty

Chuck Huffman

Charles Huffman, Ph.D.- Department Chair
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. - University of Southern Mississippi
Interest: Memory
HHS-2 Room 206, Phone: 931-2316


Marianna Baykina, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. - Texas Tech
Interests: Perception, cognition
HHS-2 Room 208, Phone: 931-2313

Joseph Comeau

Joseph Comeau, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D. - University of North Texas
Interests: Race/ethnicity, education, inequality, and social theory
HHS-2 Room 215, Phone: 931-4646


Ellen Cotter, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Interest: Caregiving
HHS-2 Room 213, Phone: 931-2267

Gary Fisk

Gary Fisk, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D . - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Interest: Perception, consciousness, PowerPoint in education
HHS-2 Room 218, Phone: 931-2296, Mobile phone 229-234-2790
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 Debaleena Ghosh

Debaleena Ghosh 
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ph.D. - Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Interests: Sociology of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Work, Occupations and Organizations, Immigration, Culture, Social Inequalities, Intersectionality, and Qualitative Methods
HHS-2 Room 214, Email:, Phone: 931-2295


Leigh Laughlin
Lecturer in Criminal Justice
M.S. - Arizona State University
M.A. - Michigan State University
Interests: Gender, Class, and Race in Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
HHS-2 Room 210, Phone: 931-2038


Jamie MacLennan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Ph.D. - Rutgers University
Interest: Environmental sociology
HHS-2 Room 216, Phone: 931-2314

Judy Orton

Judy Orton Grissett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. - Georgia State University
Interest: Educational Psychology
HHS-2 Room 228, Phone: 931-4647


Debbie Palmer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. - University of Utah
Interests: Developmental psychology, family, pediatrics
HHS-2 Room 229, Phone: 931-5138

Retired Faculty and Staff

Bill Dragoin

Bill Dragoin, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology

Lamon Moates

Lamon Moates, Ed.D.
Professor of Psychology

Linda Singleton

Linda Singleton
Senior Administrative Assistant
HHS-2 Room 201, Phone: 931-2311

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