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There are numerous opportunities within the School of Social & Behavioral Sciences at Casper College. The school is comprised of 13 departments including: Addictionology, Anthropology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, History, International Studies, Paralegal Studies, Political Science, Pre-Law, Psychology, and Sociology (which includes Social Work).

Contact Information:

Crystal Sosalla
Academic Assistant
LH 166

      Shawn Powell
LH 166C

The Casper College Addictionology program is recognized as an NAADAC Approved Academic Education Provider and has recently received Accreditation through the Nation Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission. This is a newly developed accreditation with coordination provided by the federal office of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. NASAC accreditation approval status identifies the Casper College Addictionology program as meeting nationally approved accreditation standards for education of addictions professionals. Students are assured that the credits provided will be accepted toward state and national credentialing systems, state licensing boards and are transferable to other accredited higher education institutions.



School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
List of Faculty and Adjunct Degrees

Faculty Name (by Dept)
Shawn Powell Dean A.S., Flight Engineering Technology, Community College of the Air Force
B.S., Education, University of Oklahoma
M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of Central Oklahoma
Ph.D., School Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
LH 166
Barbara Mueller Dept. Head B.A., Drew University
M.A., Anthropology, University of Arizona
Ph.D., Educational Administration with minor in Anthropology, University of Arizona
PS 335
Leilani DeClue Adjunct Instructor B.A., Anthropology, University of Wyoming
M.A., Archaeology and Heritage, University of Leicester
Mary Kofakis Adjunct Instructor Information to come    
Bridget Veauthier Adjunct Instructor B.A., Philosophy, Fairfield University
M.A., Humanities, University of Chicago
Terry Rogers Dept. Head B.A., Chadron State College
M.A., Theatre, University of Central Missouri
Advance Graduate Study, University of Nebraska – Lincoln
KT 144
Doug Hall Instructor A.A., Communication, Southeastern Illinois University
B.A., Communication Studeis, University of Illinois
M.A., Speech Communication , Southern Illinois University
KT 146
Jessica Hurless Instructor A.A., Casper College
B.S., University of Wyoming
M.A., Communication, University of Wyoming
KT 147
Pete Van Houten Instructor B.A., University of Wyoming
M.B.A., University of Wyoming
CE 106
Gretchen Wheeler Instructor B.S., Chadron State College
M.S., Humanities with an emphasis in Communication and Theatre, Chadron State College
KT 143
Maria Nolan Adjunct Instructor Information to come    
Gail Schenfisch Adjunct Instructor B.A., Elementary Education, University of Wyoming
M.S., Education-Deafness, Western Oregon University in Monmouth
Jessica Stanbury Adjunct Instructor B.S., Communication, University of Wyoming
M.A., Communication, University of Wyoming
Criminal Justice
Art Washut Dept. Head A.S., Law Enforecement, Casper College
B.A., Criminal Justice, Chadron State College
M.P.A., University of Wyoming
LH 175 E
Maya Russell Instructor B.A., Metropolitan Studies minor in Politics, New York University
M.A., Political Science, University of Montana
J.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
LH 175G
John Becker Adjunct Instructor A.S.S., Casper College
B.A., Chadron State College
Rodney Dye Adjunct Instructor Information coming    
Scott Wonser Adjunct Instructor B.S., Education, University of North Dakota
B.A., Arts and Sciences, University of North Dakota
M.A., Adult Education, University of Wyoming
Tom Schellberg Dept. Head B.A., Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota
LH 175G
Kerri Mahlum Dept. Head A.A., Elementary Education, Casper College
B.A., Elementary Education, Union College
M.A., Early Childhood Education, University of Nebraska
Ed.D., Educational Technology, University of Wyoming
CE 123
Thom Devoogd Instructor A.A., Muskegon Community College
B.A., Michigan State University
B.A., Hope College
CE 120
Renee Griffith Instructor B.S., University of Wyoming
M.A., Adult & Post-Secondary Education, University of Wyoming
CE 121
Cammy Rowley Instructor B.A., Elementary Education, emphasis in Early Childhood, University of Wyoming
M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in Early Childhood, University of Wyoming
Ph.D., Education, Area of Concentration Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Early Childhood Education, University of Wyoming
CE 122
Sheri Coughenour Adjunct Instructor M.S., Education-Applied Science and Technology    
Amy Daley Adjunct Instructor Information to come    
Deyonne Jackson Adjunct Instructor B.A., Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education, University of Wyoming
M.S., Science Education, Walden University
John Kambutu Adjunct Instructor Ph.D., Education, University of Wyoming    
David Siemens Adjunct Instructor A.S., Westwood Tech of Denver
B.S., University of Mary
Donna Sonesen Adjunct Instructor A.A., Elementary Education
B.A., Elementary Education
M.A., Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Early Childhood
Tanis Lovercheck-Saunders Dept. Head A.A., Liberal Arts, Cottey College
B.A., History, University of Virginia
M.A., European History, University of Wyoming
D.A., American History, University of North Dakota
LH 175D
Lance Jones Adjunct Instructor M.S., Occupational Technology - Training and Development, University of Houston
M.A., History, University of St. Thomas
Human Development
Kim Byrd Adjunct Instructor B.S., Post-Secondary Education
M.A., Post-Secondary Education
Wesley Bertagnole Adjunct Instructor M.S., Counselor Education, University of Wyoming    
Janet de Vries Adjunct Instructor M.S., Education Counseling
M.S., Geology
Janet Hoyt Adjunct Instructor M.S. Social Work    
Amy Kirkman Adjunct Instructor B.A., University of Wyoming
M.S., University of Wyoming
Leanne Sims Adjunct Instructor B.A., Journalism, University of Wyoming
M.S., Mental Health Counseling, University of Wyoming
Mary Kubichek Dept. Head B.S., University of Nebraska - Omaha
M.S., Communication, University of Nebraska – Omaha
J.D., Creighton University
LH 175H
Political Science
Erich Frankland Dept. Head B.A., Political Science & History, Earlham College
M.A., Political Science, University of Oklahoma
Advanced Graduate Study, University of Oklahoma
LH 175I
Nathan Blank Instructor B.A., History, Brigham Young University
M.A., International Affairs and Administration, Missouri state University
Ph.D., Political Science and International Relations, Australian National University
LH 178
Maya Russell Instructor B.A., Metropolitan Studies minor in Politics, New York University
M.A., Political Science, University of Montana
J.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
LH 175G
Sam Weaver Instructor A.S., Political Science, Casper College
B.A., Political Science, University of Montana
M.A., Environmental Law and Policy, Vermont Law School
J.D., Vermont Law School
Post-Doctoral Work, Political Science, University of Wyoming
LH 191
Rose Crossen Adjunct Instructor B.S., Illinois State University
M.S., Illinois State University
Ph.D., Colorado State University
Lisa Icenogle Adjunct Instructor A.S., Journalism, Casper College
B.S., Social Science, University of Wyoming
M.P.A., University of Wyoming
Tally Payne Adjunct Instructor Information to come
Psychology / Addictionology
Diana Quealy-Berge Dept. Head A.A., Secretarial Science, Casper College
B.S., Social Science, University of Wyoming
M.S., Counseling, University of Wyoming
Ph.D, Counselor Education, University of Wyoming
LH 194
Ruth Doyle Instructor B.S., Secondary Education, English/Speech- Drama, Montana State University - Billings
M.A., School Counseling K-12, Montana State University - Billings
Ed.D., Education Foundations with a cognate area in Educational Psychology and support area in Counselor Education, with tools-in
both School Law and Research
Post Graduate Study, Counselor Education, University of Wyoming
PS 342
Brandon Kosine Instructor B.S., Psychology, University of Wyoming
M.S., Psychology emphasis Clinical, Pittsburgh State University
Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, University of Wyoming
LH 175C
Kim Talbott Instructor B.A., Kent State University
M.S., Experimental Psychology, Cognition, Brain and Behavior, Syracuse University
LH 175F
Verline Davis Adjunct Instructor M.S. General Psychology
John Ordiway Adjunct Instructor M.S., Counselor Education
Garth Shanklin Adjunct Instructor B.S., University of Wisconsin
M.S.Ed., University of Wisconsin
M.S., Colorado State Univeristy
India Swearingen Adjunct Instructor B.A., Psychology, Loyola Marymount University
M.A., Social Psychology, Claremont Graduate University
Leslie Travers Adjunct Instructor B.A., University of Montana
M.S., University of Wyoming
Ph.D., University of Wyoming
BU 103A
Teresa Wallace Adjunct Instructor B.A., Psychology, Purdue University
M.S., Marriage & Family Therapy, Kansas State University
Dave Willard Adjunct Instructor M.S., Counseling Psychology
Sociology / Social Work
Chad Hanson Dept. Head B.S., Sociology, Northern Arizona University
M.A., Sociology, Northern Arizona University
Ph.D., High Education, Sociology, Anthropology, Arizona State University
LH 175B
Leon Chamberlain Adjunct Instructor Information to come
Robert Moenkhaus Adjunct Instructor M.A., Sociology, University of Wyoming

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