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  • Regina Armstrong, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Criminal Justice; Director of Criminal Justice

    Dr. Regina Armstrong is an experienced criminal justice teacher and adviser. She taught as an adjunct instructor at Baker College, Westshore Community College and Ferris State University while working full-time in the prison system in Michigan. Dr. Armstrong worked at Lake County Sheriff Department prior to being hired as a training lieutenant at Michigan Youth…

    Phone: 269-749-7710

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  • Will Hagerty, 06

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Will Hagerty joins the full time Olivet College faculty to serve as visiting assistant professor of psychology after holding the role of adjunct instructor for five years. He will continue to work closely with the Social Sciences Department faculty in developing curriculum and teaching his usual course load in the clinical field. Professor Hagerty is…

    Phone: 269-749-7614

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  • Craig W. Korpela, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of History and Political Science

    Professor Craig Korpela earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, a master’s in history from Oakland University and a doctorate in public administration from Western Michigan University. Prof. Korpela has studied the Finno-Soviet Winter War and the Finnish–American immigrant experience. His dissertation research explored federal cabinet and sub-cabinet sexual scandals. As an instructor,…

    Phone: 269-749-7686

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  • Linda Logan, Ph.D.

    Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

    Phone: 269-749-6669

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  • Nikki Magie, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Social Science; Archivist

    Professor Nikki Magie is a historian. She’s also a world traveler, a professor, an archivist and a lifelong student. Prof. Magie’s love and passion for history sprouts from her will to learn about as many aspects of human life as possible. Her path has led her to learn and research topics like world history, migration…

    Phone: 269-749-7177

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  • John Moore, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Professor John Moore earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in health psychology from the University of Derby (UK), and a master’s degree in social science research methods, and a doctorate in discursive psychology from Loughborough University (UK). He served as a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Nottingham (UK), working on…

    Phone: 269-749-7579

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  • Andrina Morence, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Social Sciences

    Professor Andrina Morence brings extensive experience in psychology and criminal justice to her role as assistant professor of social sciences at Olivet College. Her passion for teaching developed when she recognized the influence she has to encourage students to live a healthy and safe lifestyle. “My passion for teaching began when I taught DARE as…

    Phone: 269-749-7649

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  • Cynthia "Cea" Noyes, J.D.

    Chair, Social Science Department; Professor of Sociology and Anthropology

    Professor Cynthia Noyes completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana after first studying at the University of Maryland in Munich, Germany. After her graduation she worked and studied as a survey archaeologist for the Illinois Archaeological Survey. Prof. Noyes earned her Juris Doctorate from The University of New Hampshire School of Law,…

    Phone: 269-749-7144

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  • Phil Reed, MPA

    Director of Campus Safety; Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

    Over the years at Olivet College, Professor Phil Reed has taught criminal investigations, ethical and moral issues, introduction to criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, police and community, defensive tactics and topics in criminology. Prior to joining Olivet’s faculty full time, he served the Battle Creek Police Department for 25 years, retiring in 2003 as commander of…

    Phone: 269-749-7142

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  • Michael Sherzer, MPA

    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

    Michael Sherzer is an assistant professor in Criminal Justice. He retired as a lieutenant from the Battle Creek Michigan Police Department in 2010, after completing just over 25 years of service. At the time of his retirement, Battle Creek PD has a sworn strength of 120 officers. During his law enforcement career he had the…

    Phone: 269-749-7537

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