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Mansfield University... Developing Tomorrow's Leaders Sociology & Anthropology

Faculty & Staff

Robert L. Clark

Robert L. Clark

Office: 207 Pinecrest Manor 
Phone: (570) 662 - 4482 

Spring 2014 Office Hours:
Tu/Th 11:30-1:00 pm, Wed 4-6:00 pm, 
and by appointment.

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

  • B.A. - Anthropology
  • M. Phil - Anthropology
  • Ph.D. - Anthropology

Areas of Expertise: Legal institutions, power, criminality, religion, history of anthropology, ethnographic methods & archeology.

Timothy J. Madigan

Timothy J. Madigan

Office: 200 Pinecrest Manor
Phone: (570) 662-4488

Spring 2014 Office Hours
M/W/F 1:30-2:30 pm, M/W 11:30-12:30 pm, 
and by appointment.

Assistant Professor of Sociology

  • B.A. - Sociology/Social Work
  • M.A. - Sociology
  • Ph.D. - Sociology/Statistics Minor

Areas of Expertise: Sociology of education, stratification and research methods, and Co-Director of the Public Mind Survey (a survey of PA adults on policy issues).

Janice K. Purk

Janice K. Purk

Office: 203 Pinecrest Manor
Phone: (570) 662-4486

Spring 2014 Office Hours:
M noon-2:00 pm, TU 10-11:30 am (on-line), 
TH 10-11:30 am, and by appointment.

Associate Professor of Sociology

  • B.S. - Business/Home Economics
  • M.A. - Family & Consumer Science
  • Ph.D. - Medical Sociology

Areas of Expertise: Family, gerontology & caregiving, disabilities, and medical sociology.

Gayle M. Thompson

Gayle M. Thompson Office: 213 Pinecrest Manor
Phone: (570) 662-4661


Mrs. Thompson has provided secretarial assistance to the department since 1993.