Faculty and Staff

The School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy (SUAPP) brings together the Departments of City & Regional Planning, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Public & Nonprofit Administration, and Social Work in order to maximize our efforts in research, education, and engaged scholarship.

School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy - Administration

Dr. Katherine Lambert

Director, School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy
Associate Professor, Anthropology
201C McCord Hall
901.678.5023
almbrtpn@memphis.edu

Dr. Lambert's profile
PhD, Cultural Anthropology Department, Duke University

  • Race and Social Inequality, Community Development, Identity Production, Food Access and Poverty, Participatory Action Research, Post-Colonialism, Human Rights, Urban Indigenous Culture and Identity in Australia, Qualitative Field Methods

Vickie Peters

Business Officer
School of Urban Affairs & Public Policy
201A McCord Hall
901.678.1635
vpeters@memphis.edu

Departments

City and Regional Planning

Dr. Charles Santo

Associate Professor and Chair
Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning
210 McCord Hall
901.678.3566
City and Regional Planning
casanto@memphis.edu
Ph.D., Portland State University
  • Community and economic development, urban economic analysis, public investment, sports and public policy

For a complete list of faculty in City and Regional Planning, visit the website at: www.memphis.edu/planning.

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Dr. K.B. Turner

Associate Professor and Chair
300 McCord Hall
901.678.3397
Criminology & Criminal Justice
kbturner@memphis.edu
Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • Crime and punishment, courts, police administration, racial profiling

For a complete listing of faculty for the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, visit the website at: www.memphis.edu/cjustice.

Public and Nonprofit Administration

Dr. Sharon Wrobel

Associate Professor and Chair
139 McCord Hall
901.678.4720
Public and Nonprofit Administration
swrobel@memphis.edu

Rebecca Horowitz

Administrative Assistant
124 McCord Hall
901.678.3360
Public and Nonprofit Administration
rhrowitz@memphis.edu

For a complete faculty listing for Public and Nonprofit Administration, visit the website at: www.memphis.edu/padm.

Public Safety Institute (PSI)

William L. Gibbons

Executive Director
wgibbons@memphis.edu
o: 901.385.4232 c: 901.355.4043
UofM: 901.678.2794
www.memphis.edu/psi

Linda H. Russell

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
lrssell8@memphis.edu
o: 901.385.4230 c: 901.355.1269
UofM: 901.678.3363
www.memphis.edu/psi

Department of Social Work

Dr. Susan Neely-Barnes

Associate Professor, Chair
232 McCord Hall
901.678.3438
Social Work
snlybrns@memphis.edu

For a complete faculty listing for Department of Social Work, visit the website at: www.memphis.edu/socialwork.