Dr. Suzanne Stoelting
Dr. Suzanne Stoelting holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Her areas of expertise include sport sociology, gender, and sexuality. Her current research focuses gay and lesbian youth suicide. Suzanne has taught a wide range of undergraduate sociology courses including introduction, sociological theory, stratification, race and ethnicity, sociology of gender, sociology of sport, social deviance, urban sociology, social problems, and applied sociology. She has also supervised many sociology internships and collaborated with students on undergraduate sociology research projects.
Dr. Marilyn Patterson
Dr. Patterson is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a background in community mental health, crisis intervention, therapeutic recreation, creative arts and gerontology. She received her BA degree in Art from Florida State University, and her MS in Recreation, with an emphasis in therapeutic recreation and EdD in Counseling with emphases in gerontology and sociology, from the University of Memphis. Dr. Patterson's courses include Psychology of Aging, Abnormal Psychology, Group Theory and Process and Senior Seminar. She is interested in quality advising, innovative teaching, curriculum development and student wellness. She serves as co-advisor for the Psychology Interest Club.