Faculty & Staff

The Sociology and Criminal Justice faculty and staff are here to help the Suffolk University community as a whole—students should contact their professors and administrators to address all questions and concerns.

Full-time Faculty

Felicia Wiltz
Associate Professor & Chair

Amy Agigian
Associate Professor 

Lucius Couloute
Assistant Professor

Erika Gebo

Jessica Gillooly
Assistant Professor

Debra Harkins

Keri Iyall Smith
Associate Professor 

Carlos Monteiro
Assistant Professor

Susan Sered

Mike Siegel
Associate Professor

Rebecca Stone
Associate Professor; Program Director, Crime & Justice Studies

Emeritus Professors

Donald Morton
Associate Professor Emeritus, Sociology

Maureen Norton-Hawk
Professor Emerita, Sociology

James Ptacek
Professor Emeritus, Sociology & Criminal Justice

Steven Spitzer
Professor Emeritus, Sociology

Part-time Faculty

Part-time faculty may be reached at the main department phone number, 617-573-8485. They may also be reached via the departmental fax number, 617-994-4278.

The part-time faculty office is located at 73 Tremont Street, Room 7015A. 

Anthony Benedetti
Senior Lecturer
JD, Suffolk University
BA, Boston College

Edverette Brewster
EdM, Instructional Leadership, Harvard Graduate School of Education
BA, Public Policy, Vanderbilt University

Carole Cafferty
MA, Criminal Justice Administration, UMass Lowell
BA, Criminal Justice, Saint Anselm College

Lina M. Cañon
MBA, Social Impact & Leadership and Organizational Transformation, Boston University
BA, Sociology & Government, Suffolk University

Peter Coyne
Senior Lecturer
JD, Suffolk Law
MS, Law, Policy & Society, Northeastern University
BA, UMass Amherst

Georgia Critsley
Senior Lecturer
JD, Suffolk University 

Candence Wills de Jesus

Kara Hayes
MA, Public Administration & Public Policy, UMass Boston
BA, Boston College

Pamerson O. Ifill
MA, Social Policy, Brandeis University
BA, Political Science & Government, Economics, Stonehill College

William McNicholas
PhD Candidate, Sociology, University of Massachusetts Boston
MA, Applied Sociology: Criminology & Corrections, University of Massachusetts Boston
BA, Spanish Literature & Grammar, Secondary Education, University of Massachusetts Boston

Gabriella Priest
MS, Suffolk University
BS, Suffolk University

Andres Reyes

Nicholas Roberts
BA, University of Massachusetts Boston
MA, University of Massachusetts Boston

Lori Rosenberg
Academic Coach Conditional Transfers

Asha White
JD, Northeastern University
BA, Boston College

Department Staff

Nathan Siket, BS '23
Administrative Coordinator
73 Tremont St, 7th Floor