Social Work and Sociology Faculty

Chairperson &  Director of the Bachelor of Social Work Program

Dr. BarnesPhoto

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Chairperson, Associate Professor of Social Work

Name: Dr. Arnold Barnes
Office: Gibbs Hall 201 Office A
Email: abarnes@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2296

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Director Joint Master of Social Work Program (JMSW)

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Director Joint Master of Social Work Program (JMSW), Professor of Social Work

Name: Dr. Jeffrey K. Shears
Office: Gibbs Hall 236
Email: jkshears@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2531

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Director of the Bachelor of Sociology Program

Tobin Walton

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Name: Dr. Tobin N. Walton
Office: Gibbs Hall 206E
Email: tnwalton@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2292

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Faculty

Dr. An

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Name: Dr. Soonok An
Office: Gibbs Hall 112A
Email: san@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2049

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Dr. Carey

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Associate Professor of Sociology

Name: Dr. Phillip Carey
Office: Gibbs Hall 206G
Email: careyp@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2295

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Dr. Hessmiller

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Associate Professor of Social Work

Name: Dr. Joanne Hessmiller
Office: Gibbs Hall 112B
Email: jmhessmiller@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2246

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Dr. Wade

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Name: Dr. Jeannette Wade
Office: Gibbs Hall 206D
Email:  jmwade1@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2302

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Dr. Stephanie Teixeira-Poit

Department of Social Work & Sociology
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Name: Dr. Stephanie Teixeira-Poit
Office: Gibbs Hall 206F
Email: steixeirapoit@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2125

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Sharon Parker

Department of Social Work & Sociology
Associate Professor of Social Work

Name: Dr. Sharon Parker
Office: Gibbs Hall 102C
Email: sdparke3@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2297

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Department of Social Work and Sociology
Director of BSW Field Education

Name: Dr. Elizabeth Watson
Office: Gibbs Hall 114-A
Email: edwatson@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2306

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Department of Social Work and Sociology
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Name: Dr. Chiquita L. Welch-Brewer
Office: Gibbs Hall 112-C
Email: clwelchb@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2299

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Dr. Bean

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Lecturer

Name: Dr. Anderson Bean
Office: Gibbs Hall 206C
Email: ambean@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2294

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Department of Social Work and Sociology
Teaching Associate Professor

Name: Dr. Tiffany Baffour
Office: Gibbs Hall 233
Email: tdbaffour@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2303

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Department of Social Work and Sociology
Lecturer

Name: Vannessa Gharbi
Office: Gibbs Hall 231
Email: vcgharbi@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2308

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Administrative Specialists

Ms. McClinton

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Administrative Assistant

Name:  Madelyn McClinton
Office:  Gibbs Hall, Room 206
Email: mdcclin@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2015
Fax: 336-334-7197
ConnieMiller

Department of Social Work and Sociology
Administrative Support Associate

Name: Connie M. Miller
Office: Gibbs Hall, Room 201
Email: cmmiller1@ncat.edu
Phone: 336-285-2049
Fax: 336-256-0350

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