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Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff

Carlene Buchanan Turner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Aging, Race, Quantitative Methodology, Immigration, GIS Mapping & Socio-Cybersecurity
Email: cmturner@nsu.edu

Austin W. Ashe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Areas of Specialization: Race, Qualitative Methods, Policing, Law, Theory & Criminal Justice
Email: awashe@nsu.edu

Ms. LaShawn L. Belvin
Office Specialist, Sociology, CJS &UAF
Email: llbelvin@nsu.edu

Regina E. Brisgone, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Areas of Specialization: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Research Methods, Women/Drugs & Urban Crime
Email: rebrisgone@nsu.edu

James A. Curiel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: Research Methods, Popular Culture, Race and Ethnic Relations, Urban Affairs
Email: jacruiel@nsu.edu

Ms. Cheryl Dozier
Graduate Programs Office Specialist, CJS & UAF
Email: cdozier@nsu.edu

Michael Fischer, Ph.D.
Professor
Areas of Specialization: Criminal Justice, Juvenile Delinquency & Offender Rehabilitation
Email: mfischer@nsu.edu

Timothy Goler, Ph,.D.
Assistant Professor
Areas of Specialization: Medical Sociology, Sociology of the Aging & life Course, Urban Planning, Housing, Development & Urban Affairs
Email: tgoler@nsu.edu

Bernadette J. Holmes, Ph.D.
Professor
Areas of Specialization: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Gender, Community Development, Environmental Crime & Justice
Email: bjholmes@nsu.edu

Robert K. Perkins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Graduate Programs Coordinator
Areas of Specialization: Urban Studies, Inequality, Social Organizations, Socio-Cybersecurity
Email: rkperkins@nsu.edu

Yuying Shen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: Quantitative Methods, Agingand Health, Community Studies, Global & Comparative Sociology & Socio-Cybersecurity
Email: yshen@nsu.edu

David L. Spinner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Research Methods, Statistics, Theory, Race & Crime & Juvenile Justice
Email: dlspinner@nsu.edu