Department of Social Sciences Faculty | Judson University Christian College

Psychology & Sociology Faculty

Robert Currie
Robert Currie
Chair

rcurrie@judsonu.edu
847-628-1122
Born and raised in the Detroit area, Rob Currie moved to Grand Rapids for college, and St. Louis for graduate school before coming to Judson in 1987. His expertise is in child and adolescent psychology. His professional experience includes working with schizophrenic patients, training parents at a social service agency, counseling runaway teenagers, training cats to run in a maze, and working with young children at preschools in Detroit, St. Louis, and Elgin, IL.
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Rachel Shannon
Rachel Shannon
rshannon@judsonu.edu
847-628-1128
Prior to coming to Judson, Rachel Shannon worked in various social service agencies including a drug and alcohol rehabilitation hospital, a Christian counseling agency and as the director of a local Crisis Pregnancy Center.
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Marsha Vaughn
Marsha Vaughn
mvaughn@judsonu.edu
847-628-1120
Before coming to Judson in 2001, Dr. Vaughn worked as a hospital chaplain and as an addictions counselor. More recently she has worked with non-government organizations (NGOs) in Ghana and Zambia. She spent the fall 2012 semester as visiting faculty at Harlaxton College in England, the British campus of the University of Evansville (Indiana). For the past 2 years she has served as the faculty advisor for Judson’s chapter of International Justice Mission.
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Tim Johnson
Timothy Johnson
tjohnson@judsonu.edu
847-628-1125
Fall 2013 marks Tim Johnson's 26th year of teaching and continued enthusiasm for teaching at a Christian college. Judson offers him many great opportunities to help students integrate the study of the social life of His world with God's Word.  Tim and his wife, Jennifer along with their two children, enjoy the Judson community with its many opportunities to meet needs both in the Chicago area and abroad.
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Michael Kilbourne
Michael Kilbourne
mikilbourne@judsonu.edu
Michael J. Kilbourne has been a member of the Carpentersville Police Department since 1989, where he is currently the Deputy Police Chief. Michael graduated from two of the premier Law Enforcement Leadership Programs in the country: Northwestern University's Staff and Command in 2002 and the FBI National Academy in 2009.  Michael has taught criminal justice courses at Judson University since 2003.
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Richard Hoffmann
Richard Hoffmann
rhoffmann@judsonu.edu
Richard Hoffmann began his law enforcement career in 1983.  He is a graduate from Lewis University and received his M.S. in Public Safety Administration. His career includes a variety of assignments that have afforded him diverse law enforcement and academic opportunities, which he shares with his students.  Richard’s specialties include investigations, crimes scene/ evidence, and community policing. Since 2008, Richard has been inspiring Judson students with his core values of service for the law enforcement and social service professions.

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