Social Science Faculty

Social Science faculty welcomes your questions about their classes and the subjects they teach. You can contact them by e-mail, telephone or in their offices on the COS campus in Visalia.


Full Time Faculty


Christian Anderson
Economics Professor
Juan Arzola
Political Science Professor

B.A. (Economics), B.A. (Anthropology)
UC, Santa Barbara

M.A. (Economics)
UC, Santa Barbara

M.A. (Psychology: Research & Evaluation)
Walden University

Office: Kern 730F
Phone: (559) 730-3983
Email: christiana@cos.edu

A.A., A.S.
College of the Sequoias

B.A. (Political Science)
UC, Los Angeles

M.A. (International Relations)
CSU, Fresno

Office: Sycamore 206
Phone: (559) 730-3951
Email: juana@cos.edu

Alicia Crumpler
SOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISION CHAIR
Administration of Justice (Corrections) Professor
 
Linda Del Rio
Psychology Professor

B. S. (Organizational Behavior)
University of San Francisco

M.S. (Criminology)
CSU, Fresno

Office: Kern 728F
Phone: (559) 737-4816
Email: aliciacr@cos.edu

B.A. (Public Relations)
San Jose State University

M.A. (Counseling Psychology)
National University, Fresno

L.M.F.T. (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)

Office: Sycamore 211
Phone: (559) 730-3948
Email: lindad@cos.edu

Carol Enns
Philosophy Professor
Debra Hansen
Psychology Professor

B.A. (Philosophy)
UC, Santa Cruz

M.A. (Interdisciplinary Social Sciences)
San Francisco State University

M.A. (Humanities: Philosophy)
CSU, Dominguez Hills

Office: Kern 730A
Phone: (559) 730-3876
Email: carole@cos.edu

B.A. (Psychology)
CSU, Fresno

M.A.(Psychology)
CSU, Fresno

Office: Sycamore 209
Phone: (559) 730-3873
Email: debrahan@cos.edu

Dave Howell
Geography Professor
Chris Knox
Psychology Professor

A.A. (Liberal Studies)
Long Beach City College

B.A. (Geography)
CSU, Long Beach

M.A. (Geography)
San Diego State University

Office: Sycamore 208
Phone: 730-3882
Email: daveh@cos.edu

B.A.(History/Social Science)
University of the Pacific

M.S. (Counseling/Mental Health)
CSU, Hayward

Office: Sycamore 211
Phone: 730-3949
Email: chrisk@cos.edu

Rick Mangnall
History, English Professor
Catherine Medrano
Sociology

B.A. (History)
CSU, Northridge

M.A. (History)
CSU, Northridge

M.A. (English)
CSU, Fresno

Office: Kern 730G
Phone: (559) 730-3959
Email: rickm@cos.edu

B.A.(Sociology)
UC, San Diego

M.A. (Sociology)
UC, Santa Barbara

Email: catherineme@cos.edu

Josh Muller
Psychology Professor
Steve Natoli
History Professor

B.A. (Psychology)
CSU, Fresno

M.A. (Psychology)
CSU, Fresno

Ph.D. (Psychology)
North-Central University,
Prescott Valley, AZ

Office: Kern 730B
Phone: (559) 737-6276
Email: joshm@cos.edu

B.A. (History and Political Science)
Claremont-McKenna College

M.A. (History)
CSU, Fullerton

M.A. (Education)
Claremont Graduate School

Office: Sycamore 210
Phone: (559) 730-3923
Email: stephenn@cos.edu
Amy Pritchett
Political Science Professor
Marla Prochnow
Anthropology Professor

B.A. (Political Science)
UC, San Diego

M.A. (Political Science)
CSU, Long Beach

Office: Kern 728B
Phone: (559) 730-3709
Email: amyp@cos.edu

B.A. (Anthropology)
CSU, Fullerton

M.A. (Anthropology)
CSU, Fullerton

Ed.D. (Educational Leadership)
CSU, Fresno

Office: Kern 730D
Phone: (559) 730-3723
Email: marlap@cos.edu

Annie Silva
Sociology Professor
Gailerd Swisegood
Human Services Professor

B.A.
College of the Benedict

M.A.
CSU, Sacramento

M.S.W.
CSU, Fresno

L.C.S.W.
(Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

Office: Kern 728A
Phone: (559) 737-4823
Email: annies@cos.edu

B.A. (Psychology)
CSU, Fresno

M.S.W. (Social Work)
CSU, Fresno

L.C.S.W.
(Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

Office: Kern 728F
Phone: (559) 737-4823
Email: gailerds@cos.edu
Stephen Tootle
History Professor
Dave Wheeler
Administration of Justice Professor

B.A. (History)
California Polytechnic,
San Luis Obispo

M.A. (History)
CSU, Fresno

Ph.D. (History)
Ohio University

Office: Kern 728D
Phone: (559) 737-6184
Email: stephent@cos.edu

B.S. (Criminology)
CSU, Fresno

M.A. (Education)
Fresno Pacific University

Office: Kern 725
Phone: (559) 737-4878
Email: davidw@cos.edu

 

Adjunct Faculty
 

Jane Allen
Anthropology​ ​
Antoniette Aizon-Hubbell
Sociology and Psychology

B.A. (Anthropology)
UC, Berkeley

M.A. (Cultural Resources Management)
CSU, Sonoma

janea@cos.edu

B.S. (Psychology and Criminal Justice)
Northern Arizona University

M.A. (Forensic Psychology)
Alliant International University

M.A. (Organizational Behavior)
Alliant International University

Ph.D. (Forensic Psychology Applied Social Research)
Alliant International University

antoniettea@cos.edu

Greg Basham
History
Katherine Becker
History

B.A. (History)
Sonoma State University

M.A.(History)
Sonoma State University

B.A. (History)
CSU, Fresno

M.A. (History)
CSU,Fresno

Ph.D. (History)
Ohio State University

katherineb@cos.edu

Michael Bogart
Religious Studies
Paula Clark
Administration of Justice

B.S. (Forestry)
Arizona State University, Tempe

M.A. (Campus Ministry) Conservative Baptist

Theological Seminary
Coursework (Ed.D. program)
Liberty Universtiy

michaelb@cos.edu

paulac@cos.edu
Phil Cline
Administration of Justice
Elizabeth Contraras
Sociology

A.A.
College of the Sequoias

B.A. (English Literature)
CSU, Fresno

J.D.
San Joaquin College of Law

philc@cos.edu

elizabethc@cos.edu
John Davis
Political Science and Sociology
Kelly Diaz
Psychology

B.A.(Social and Political Thought)

UC, Berkeley

M.A. (Political Science)
University of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D. (Political Economy)
University of Toronto

B.A.(Psychology)
CSU, San Diego

M.A. (Psychology)
CSU, San Diego

kellyd@cos.edu

Lee Drummond
Administration of Justice
Christina Edwards
Human Services

B. S. (Criminology)
CSU, Long Beach

leed@cos.edu

christinae@cos.edu
Thomas Elson
Religious Studies
Joe Enea
Political Science

B.A. (History)
Westmont College

M.Div.
Fuller Theological Seminary

Ph.D. (New Testament Studies/Theology)
Fuller Theological Seminary

tome@cos.edu

B.A. (Political Science)
University of San Francisco

M.B.A. (Public Administration)
John F. Kennedy University

Keith Fagundes
Administration of Justice
Mark Fulmer
Psychology

keithf@cos.edu

B.A. (Psychology)
UC, Berkeley
M.A. (Psychology)
University of the Pacific
Ed.D (Educational and Counseling Psychology)
University of the Pacific
Christine Gaddis
Anthropology
Juan Garcia
Criminal Justice

B.A. (Anthropology)
Vanguard University, Costa Mesa CA

M.A. (Theological Studies - Religion)
Vanguard University, Costa Mesa CA

christinag@cos.edu

B.S. (Criminal Justice)
CSU, Fresno

juang@cos.edu

Kalisha Grandison
Sociology
Lisa Greeer
Human Services

B.A. (Sociology)
CSU, Long Beach

M.A. (Social Work)
CSU, Fullerton

alishag@cos.edu

​​lisag@cos.edu
Donald Green
Administration of Justice
Darlene Haines
Political Science
donaldg@cos.edu

B.A. (Political Science)
CSU, Fresno

M.P.A. (Public Administration)
CSU, Fresno

darleneh@cos.edu

Bob Hall
Geography
Brandon Hall
Administration of Justice
roberthal@cos.edu
Michael Head
Administration of Justice
John Jackson
Administration of Justice
michaelh@cos.edu johnj@cos.edu
Dewayne Johnson
Administration of Justice
JulieAnn Jones
Human Services
B.A. (Social Work)
CSU Sacramento

M.S.W. (Social Work)
CSU Long Beach


julieannj@cos.edu
Walter Kasun
Economics
Manny Kouklis
Political Science

B.A. (Economics)
Humboldt State University

M.B.A. (Business)
University of Phoenix

walterk@cos.edu

B.A. (General Secondary)
CSU, Sacramento
Walter Kushnir
Administration of Justice
Craig Longan
History

B.S. (Psychology)
University of San Francisco

M.P.A.
CSU, Fresno

Ph.D. (Counseling/Criminal Justice)
Columbia Pacific University

waltk@cos.edu

craigl@cos.edu 
Juan Lopez
Administration of Justice
Steve Marcial
Psychology

B.A. (Foreign Language)
CSU, Fresno

M.A. (Education)
Fresno Pacific University

Ed.D. (Education)
Alliant International University

juanl@cos.edu

stevema@cos.edu
Jill Maze
Human Services
Gordon McClaskey
B.A. (Community Services: Criminal Justice)
CSU, Chico 
jilllm@cos.edu gordonm@cos.edu
Dominic Mena
Administration of Justice
Ray Miller
Psychology

B.S. (Criminology)
CSU, Fresno

M.S. (Criminology)
CSU, Fresno

dominicm@cos.edu

raym@cos.edu
Mike Moster
Geography
Daniel Nadler
Administration of Justice

M.A. CSU, Fresno

michaelm@cos.edu

danieln@cos.edu
Don Nikkel
Psychology
Joseph Pantoja
History

B.A. (Psychology)
Stanford University

M.S.W. (Social Work) CSU, Sacramento

L.C.S.W. (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

L.M.F.T. (Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist)

donaldn@cos.edu

B.A. (History)
CSU, Fresno

M.A. (History)
CSU, Fresno

josephp@cos.edu

Jon Pree
Administration of Justice
Micki Prins
Administration of Justice
jonp@cos.edu
 
Ed Robinson
History
Gary Roland
History

B.S. (History/Geography)
Murray State University

M.S. (School Management & Administration)
Pepperdine University

edr@cos.edu

garyr@cos.edu
Ron Ruiz
History, Ethnic Studies Emeritus Professor
Muang Saechao
Human Services

B.A.
CSU, Fresno

M.A. History
CSU, Fresno

ronr@cos.edu

muangs@cos.edu
Doug Schorling
Political Science
Janice Shenault
Psychology
dougs@cos.edu
janices@cos.edu
Charles Slaght
History
​​Camille Tomlin
Ethnic Studies and History
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​B.A. (History)
CSU, Fresno

M.A. (History)
CSU, Fresno

charless@cos.edu

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​B.A. (History)
U.C. Los Angeles

M.A. (History/Museum Studies
U.C. Riverside

Shamra Tripp
Human Services
Marvin Turk
Ethnic Studies
shamrat@cos.edu marvint@cos.edu
Patrick Twiford
History
Tricia Underwood
Sociology

B.A. (History)
California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

M.A. (History)
CSU, Fresno

M.A. (Education)
California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

patrickt@cos.edu

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B.A. (Behavioral Sciences)
Utah Valley University

M.A. (Sociology)
CSU, Fullerton

Cornie VanGroningen
Administration of Justice
Brian Wheat
Administration of Justice - Law Enforcement

B.A. (Social Science)
CSU, Fresno

B.A. (Administration of Justice)
CSU, Fresno

corniev@cos.edu

brianw@cos.edu
Charlotte Wittig
Administration of Justice
Thomas Wright
Administration of Justice

charlottew@cos.edu

B.A. (Political Science)
CSU, Fresno

M.S. (Criminology) CSU, Fresno

tomwr@cos.edu

Ulrike Willwerth
Philosophy
Linda Yost
History

B.A. (Philosophy)
M.A. (Philosophy
University of Wurtzberg, Germany

M.A. (Education)
M.A. (Occupational Therapy)
University of Southern California

ulrikew@cos.edu

B.A.(History)
UC, Santa Barbara

M.A. (History)
U.C. Santa Barbara

lindayo@cos.edu

Alicia Zayas
Sociology

Jeff Basham
Sociology

B.A. (Sociology)
Vanguard University of Southern

California M.A. (Social Work)
CSU, Bakersfield

aliciaz@cos.edu

​B.A. (Sociology)
CSU Sonoma

M.A. (Sociology)
UC San Francisco

jeffba@cos.edu

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