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History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences Contact

Department Chair:

Donald W. Viney

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Contact Person:
Nancy Grantham

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Phone: 620-235-4325
Fax: 620-235-4338

Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
412 Russ Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

 The Sociology Program at Pittsburg State University

Donald W. Viney 620.235.4326 dviney@pittstate.edu Russ 412G
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1982. Teaching and research interests include process philosophy and Charles Hartshorne, logic and critical thinking, contemporary philosophy and the philosophy of science, ethics, and world religions. [Coordinator for the minor in philosophy.] Specializations: Process Philosophy and Charles Hartshorne, Philosophy and Religion, Logic and Critical Thinking
Browyn Conrad 620.235.4333 browyn@pittstate.edu Russ 316
Ph.D., Washington State University, 2000. Teaching and research interests include the Promise Keepers, gender and society, diversity and ethnicity, and social stratification. Specializations: Social Stratification, Race and Ethnicity, Gender Issues; (Women's Studies, Director)
Marjorie Donovan 620.235.4335 mdonovan@pittstate.edu Russ 412D
Ph.D., University of California-Davis, 1977. Teaching and research interests include criminology, personality and social structures, corrections, social deviance, juvenile delinquency, and sociology pedagogy. [Coordinator for the sociology program.] Program Coordinator. Specializations: Demography, Criminology and Delinquency, Personality and Deviance
Harry L. Humphries 620.235.4328 hlhumphr@pittsate.edu Russ 317
Ph.D., University of Oregon, 1984. Teaching and research interests include the effects of globalization on issues of identity, occupational sociology, medical sociology, sociological theory, and anthropology. [Coordinator for the minor in multi-cultural studies.] Specializations: Medical Sociology, Global Sociology, Research Methods; (Multicultural Minor, Coordinator)
Karl Kunkel 620.235.4685 kkunkel@pittstate.edu Grubbs 311
Professor and Dean of Arts and Sciences. Ph.D.-Sociology (with emphasis in Crime, Deviance, and Social Control), University of Missouri-Columbia, 1989. Teaching and research interests in crime theory, crime control policy, criminal courts, inequality in the criminal justice system, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and the uses of instructional technology in the college classroom.
Gary Wilson 620.235.6020 gwilson@pittstate.edu Russ 311
PhD., University of Arkansas, 2012. M.S., Pittsburg State University, 1997. Teaching responsibilities include basic sociology, social problems, and community sociology. Specializations: Community Sociology, Public Policy (Criminal Justice), Social Deviance
Administrative Staff
Nancy Grantham 620.235.4325 ngrantha@pittstate.edu Russ 412
Emeritus Faculty
Ralph O. David Professor Emeritus
Marriage and Family, Social Institutions