Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, & Family Science


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Dr. Lolly Bargerstock

Professor of Social Work

Lolly Bargerstock, Ph.D., MSW, professor of social work and social work program director, received her master of social work degree from Indiana University. She completed the Ph.D. at Western Michigan University with a research focus on professional and religious identity integration among undergraduate social work students. She has practiced social work in the fields of […]

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Neal Freeman

Instructor of Criminal Justice

Neal Freeman is an Instructor of Criminal Justice. He holds a BS in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Masters of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Mr. Freeman served as an enlisted soldier in the US Army before receiving his appointment to the Military Academy. Upon graduation, he […]

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Melanie Lain Musser

Instructor of Social Work

Melanie Lain Musser, MSW, has been teaching at Anderson University since 1992, first as an adjunct instructor, then as a full-time faculty member, and returning as Instructor of Social Work. Having earned her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from Indiana University, she has practiced as a clinical social worker in community mental health counseling, […]

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Lisa Pay

Professor of Social Work

Lisa Dawson Pay, LCSW, professor of social work, received her master of social work degree from Indiana University. She has been the field coordinator for the social work program since 2002. She has practiced social work with the seriously mentally ill, persons impacted by domestic violence, and children and families. Professor Pay directed the Counseling […]

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Dr. Leroy Quashie

Professor of Family Science

Dr. Leroy Andrew Quashie is Professor of Family Science and Director of the Family Science Program. Dr. Quashie holds a BA in Sociology and Psychology from Warner University, MA and Ph. D. in Family Ecology and Sociology, and MPH in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. His research efforts have focused on health and […]

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Dr. Tammy Reedy-Strother

Chair, Department of Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, & Family Science

Dr. Tammy L. Reedy-Strother, Chair of the Department of Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, & Family Science, earned her doctor of philosophy degree in sociology and graduate certificate in women’s studies from the University of Kentucky and her master of arts in sociology and bachelor of science in mathematics and sociology with a minor in […]

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Dr. Dulce​ Maria Scott

Professor of Criminal Justice

Dr. Dulce Maria Scott, professor of sociology and criminal justice, received her Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from Brown University. Her research and publication areas have included criminal justice issues, race, ethnicity, migrations, and diasporas. Her most recent publication is Intersecting Diaspora Boundaries: Portuguese Contexts (Peter Lang, 2016). She is a research […]

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