John Kraybill-Greggo
Name
John Kraybill-Greggo, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.S.W., A.C.S.W.
Title
Professor of Social Work, Department Chair, Director of BSSW Program

B.S.W., 1984, Mansfield University
M.S.W.,1986, Marywood College
Ph.D., 2004, Rutgers University

Phone
(570) 422-3844
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 101 C

Dr. Kraybill-Greggo’s teaching interests include Foundations of Social Work Practice, Social Work Practice & Skills, Field Seminar, Social Work with Groups, and Social Welfare Policy. His current research interests are related to the nonprofit sector, community needs assessment, and poverty.

Laurene Clossey
Name
Laurene Clossey, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W.
Title
Associate Professor of Social Work

B.S.W., 1985, Western Connecticut State University
M.S.W., 1988, Columbia University
Ph.D., 2004, Bryn Mawr College

Phone
(570) 422-3955
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 407 E

Dr. Clossey’s teaching interests include Contemporary Social Work Practice, Introduction to Social Welfare Policy, and Social Work with Communities and Organizations. Her research interests focus on the Mental Health Recovery Model, effective Recovery Model implementation and programming, and also studying evidence-based mental health practices.

Marianne Cutler
Name
Marianne Cutler, Ph.D.
Title
Associate Professor of Sociology

B.A., 1985, Boston University, Psychology
M.Ed., 1990, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Social Justice Education/Organizational Development
M.A., 1998, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sociology
Ph.D., 2003, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sociology

Phone
(570) 422-3810
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 404 A

Dr. Cutler’s teaching interests include Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality, Religion, and Theory. Her Research Interests include Social Inequality, Jewish American life and culture, Lesbian mothers, Social Movements, the intersection of collective and individual identity.

Darla Darno
Name
Darla Darno, Ph.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

B.A., 2007, Youngstown State University, Psychology, minor in Criminal Behavior
M.A., 2008, Marymount University, Forensic Psychology
Ph.D., 2015, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Criminology & Criminal Justice

Phone
(570) 422-3745
Campus Address
Stroud Hall

Dr. Darno’s teaching interests include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, and Senior Seminar. Her research interests include deviance/crime on college campuses, parenting and delinquency, fear of victimization, and theory testing.

Michelle D. Dilauro
Name
Michelle D. DiLauro, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Title
Assistant Professor of Social Work, Director of Social Work Field Education

B.A., 1991, Rutgers College, English; minor in Economics
M.S.W., 1995, Fordham University, Graduate School of Social Service (Administration and Clinical Practice)
Ph.D., 2001, Fordham University, Graduate School of Social Service (Mental Health)

Phone
(570) 422-3814
Campus Address
Stroud Hall

Dr. DiLauro’s teaching interests include Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Social Work with Individuals and Families, Social Work Practice & Skills, and Field Seminar. Her research interests include Integrative Healthcare Models and Education for the Social Work Profession, and Utilization of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Practices among Mental Health Consumers.

Chin Hu
Name
Chin Hu, Ph.D.
Title
Professor of Sociology

B.A., 1990, National Taiwan University, Sociology
M.A., 1997, Syracuse University, Sociology
M.S., 1998, Syracuse University, Applied Statistics
Ph.D., 1999, Syracuse University, Sociology

Phone
(570) 422-3369
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 101 D

Dr. Hu’s teaching interests include Quantitative Analysis, Research Methods, Globalization, Comparison of Societies, Race and Ethnicity, and Chinese Culture and Society. Her research interests focus on immigrant society and global education.

Carrie Maloney
Name
Carrie Maloney, Ph.D.
Title
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Director of Criminal Justice Program

B.A., 2001, Pennsylvania State University, Administration of Justice
B.A., 2001, Pennsylvania State University, Sociology
M.A., 2005, Rutgers University, Criminal Justice
Ph.D., 2013, Rutgers University, Criminal Justice

Phone
(570) 422-3448
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 414

Dr. Maloney’s teaching interests include Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Ethics, Criminology, Research Methods, and Senior Seminar. Her primary area of research and expertise is risk-assessment and classification in juvenile justice.

Ray Muller
Name
Ray Muller, Ph.D.
Title
Professor of Sociology

B.A., 1980, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Sociology
M.A., 1984, Boston College, Sociology
Ph.D., 1997, Boston College, Sociology

Phone
(570) 422-3014
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 310 B

Dr. Muller’s teaching interests include Sociological Theory, Sociology of Diversity, Religion, Social Problems, and Critical Criminology. His research interests focus is on SocTL (the Sociology of teaching and learning), the sociology of diversity, and race and ethnicity.

Hooshang Pazaki
Name
Hooshang Pazaki, Ph.D.
Title
Professor of Sociology

B.S., University of Esfahan, Business Administration; minor in Statistics
M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia, Community Development (International Development)
Ph.D., 1992, University of Missouri-Columbia, Sociology (Social Change and Development, Political Sociology)

Phone
(570) 422-3281
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 310 A

Dr. Pazaki’s teaching interests include Introduction to Cultural Diversity, Research Methods, Sociological Theory, Culture and Society in the Middle East, Race & Ethnicity and Social Problems. His research interests have focused on social change, political sociology, Muslim immigrants, cultural diversity in the United States and sociological pedagogies.

Van A. Reidhead
Name
Van A. Reidhead, Ph.D.
Title
Professor of Sociology

B.A. 1971, Brigham Young University, Mass Communication
M.A. 1974, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, Anthropology
Ph.D. 1976, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, Anthropology (Archaeology, Biological Anthropology)

Phone
(570) 422-3779
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 419 B

Dr. Reidhead’s teaching interests include cultural, ethnic and racial diversity; family; violence in society and quantitative analysis. His research focus relates to spirituality, health, and aging.

Timothy Radloff
Name
Timothy Radloff, Ph.D.
Title
Instructor Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

M.S., 1996, Iowa State University of Science and Technology
M.Ed., 2003, Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Ph.D., 2004, Iowa State University of Science and Technology

Phone
(570) 422-3809
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 310 E

Dr. Radloff’s teaching interests include social problems, sociological theory, social inequality, political sociology, and cultural diversity. His research interests include causes and consequences of race, class, and gender inequalities.

Richard Ruck
Name
Richard A. Ruck Jr., Ed.D.
Title
Instructor Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

A.S., 1993, New Hampshire Technical Institute
B.S., 2001, Chadwick University
M.S., 2007, California University of Pennsylvania
M.S., 2013, California University of Pennsylvania
Ed.D., 2017, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Phone
(570) 422-3192
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 407 D

Dr. Ruck’s teaching interests include Community Policing; Police Leadership, Recruitment, and Training; and Intelligence/data driven law enforcement operations. His research interests include police arrest decision-making; law enforcement in K-12 public schools; and domestic violence responses by law enforcement in rural and tribal regions.

Vertel Martin
Name
Vertel Martin, M.S.
Title
Instructor of Criminal Justice

A.S., John Jay College of Criminal Justice
B.S., John Jay College of Criminal Justice
M.S., New York Institute of Technology
45-Post Graduate Credits-Columbia University
6-Post Graduate Credits-University of Virginia

Phone
(570) 422-3967
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 407A

Professor Martin’s interests focus on teaching the next generation of security & criminal justice practitioners’ critical thinking & related applied skills in crime analysis, investigations and police-community relations.

Michael Pittaro
Name
Michael Pittaro, Ph.D.
Title
InstructorDepartmentSociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

M.S., 1996, Iowa State University of Science and Technology
M.Ed., 2003, Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Ph.D., 2004, Iowa State University of Science and Technology

Phone
(570) 422-3967
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 407A

Dr. Pittaro’s teaching interests include Corrections, Criminology and Drug Use and Abuse in Society. His research interests include Human Trafficking, Sexual Predators, Transformational Leadership, and Correctional Officer Stress.

Jeffrey Rosky
Name
Jeffrey Rosky, Ph.D.
Title
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

B.A., 1990, Rutgers University
M.S., 1998, University of Colorado
Ph.D., 2010, Washington State University

Phone
(570) 422-3452
Campus Address
Stroud Hall

Dr. Rosky’s teaching interests include policing, quantitative methods and correctional treatment. His main research interests include the intersection of criminal justice and public health, correctional treatment and reentry, and improving social science research methods.

Gerard LaSalle
Name
Gerard LaSalle, Ph.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Coordinator of Criminal Justice Internships

Ph.D., City University of New York

Phone
(570) 422-3675
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 407 B

Dr. LaSalle serves as the Coordinator of Criminal Justice Internships.

Hope Horowitz
Name
Hope Horowitz, M.S.W., L.S.W.
Title
Instructor Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

B.A., 1977, Ithaca College M.S.W.
1982, University of Michigan

Phone
(570) 422-3751
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 310C

Professor Horowitz’s teaching interests include Social Work practice courses, Human Behavior in the Social Environment, and Field Supervision. Her research interests include social justice issues, global travel, and faculty development.

lloyd Lyter
Name
Lloyd Lyter, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.S.W.
Title
Instructor Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

B.A., 1972, East Stroudsburg State College
M.P.A., 1980, Temple University
M.S.W., 1994, Marywood College
Ph.D., 1993, Rutgers University

Phone
(570) 422-3827
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 308

Dr. Lyter’s teaching interests include Social Work with Groups, Social Work History, and Psychopathology. His research interests focus on Psychopathology and the DSM, as related to Social Work, and Racial Bias in Diagnosing Mental Disorders.

Hanif M. Bey
Name
Hanif M. Bey, D.S.W., M.S.W.
Title
Instructor of Social Work

B.A., 1989, St. John’s University, Sociology
M.S.W., 2009, Marywood University
D.S.W., 2018, Kutztown-Millersville Universities

Phone
(570) 422-3675
Campus Address
Stroud Hall 407B

Dr. Bey’s teaching interests include Human Behavior & the Social Environment, Child Welfare Services, Social Welfare Policy, and Crisis Intervention. His research interests include Social & Economic Justice, Critical Discourse Analysis, Structural Racism & Oppression, Spirituality & Human Development.

Emeritus Faculty

Barbara Collins, Ph.D., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., BCD
Professor Emeritus of Social Work
B.A., Kutztown University
M.S.W., Rutgers University
Ph.D., Rutgers University

Contact Us

For additional information regarding the programs offered, please contact the department secretary at (570) 422-3453 or email at dboushell@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Stroud Hall 101
Phone:
(570) 422-3453
Fax:
(570) 422-3198 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair Sociology, Social Work & Criminal Justice
Name
John Kraybill-Greggo
Phone:
(570) 422-3844
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