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  • Regina Armstrong, Ph.D.

    Director of Criminal Justice Program; Associate Professor 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, Ph.D., Ph.D

    Assistant Professor of Social Sciences

    Will Hagerty ’06, Ph.D., serves as assistant profess of social sciences. He works closely with the department faculty in developing curriculum and teaching his usual course load in the clinical field. Professor Hagerty has taught an array of courses, including statistics for the social sciences, counseling and psychotherapy, psychology of gender, as well as other…

    Phone: 269-749-7614

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  • Craig Korpela, Ph.D.

    Associate 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

    Linda Logan, Ph.D., has served Olivet College for more than 20 years, presently as the vice president and chief inclusion officer. Dr. Logan’s responsibilities include education, training, engaging in research, and assisting in selecting talent and implementing programs that promote inclusion, diversity, equity, access and opportunity. Dr. Logan first came to Olivet College as the…

    Phone: 269-749-6669

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  • Nikki Magie, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor of Social Sciences; Archivist

    Nikki Magie, Ph.D., associate professor of social sciences and Olivet College archivist, is a world historian. She’s also a world traveler, a professor, an archivist and a lifelong student. Dr. 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…

    Phone: 269-749-7177

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  • John Moore, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Professor John Moore, Ph.D., has served on the Olivet College faculty since 2014, and he teaches courses in psychology related to social life, culture, mental and physical health, and interaction. His research mainly focuses on the way psychological concepts such as empathy are achieved in social interaction, and he has published a number of journal…

    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 of the Social Science Department; Professor of Sociology/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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  • Valeria Russ, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Professor Valeria Russ, Ph.D., joined the Olivet College faculty in August 2020. She teaches courses in psychology related to social life, culture, mental and physical health, and interaction. Her research mainly focuses on tutoring and tutoring practices among at-risk college students, and she has published journal articles on the effectiveness of tutoring among at-risk students.…

    Phone: 269-749-7713

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  • Lisa Sherman

    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice


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