Social Science

Faculty & Staff

Todd Shepherd Rikki Hettenbach Meredith Mahoney Holly Peters
Frank Arnold Robyn Hill Krystle Nies Part-Time Instructors
James Fry      
  • Todd Shepherd

    Todd ShepherdDepartment Chairman

    Economics Instructor
    Arkansas City Campus

    Classes taught

    1. Macroeconomics
    2. Microeconomics
    3. Agricultural Economics
    4. Introduction to Astronomy

    Education and degrees

    1. BS - Economics from the University of Missouri
    2. MA - Economics from the University of Missouri


    1. NISOD Master Teacher Award 2002
    2. Who's Who Among America's College Teachers
    3. Paul Stirnaman Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence 2007-2008


    1. Jefferson College
    2. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
    3. St Charles County Community College

    Office: Webb-Brown #106E
    Phone: (620) 441-5310

  • Frank Arnold

    Frank ArnoldInstructor: History, Political Science

    Arkansas City Campus

    Education and degrees

    1. AS - Eastern Oklahoma College
    2. BS - East Central University
    3. MS - East Central University


    1. Newkirk High School Teacher of the Year 1999
    2. Albright's Outstanding Teaching Award 1992 - 1995 - 1999 Newkirk
    3. Who's Who Among American Teachers 2004


    1. CEA

    Community Involvement

    1. Mayor of Newkirk 2006-2012

    Office: Webb-Brown #201
    Phone: (620) 441-5388

  • James Fry

    James Fry"ACES" Referral Counselor

    Arkansas City Campus

    Education and degrees

    1. Cowley College


    1. Who's Who Among Community College Students

    Office: Webb-Brown #106D
    Phone: 620.441.5269

  • Rikki Hettenbach

    Rikki HettenbachAcademic Department Specialist, Business and Social Sciences

    Arkansas City, Campus

    Office: Webb Brown Academic Center 106 - Arkansas City Campus
    Phone: 620.441.5283

  • Robyn Hill

    Robyn HillInstructor: Social Science Instructor

    Arkansas City Campus

    1. BA - History, WSU
    2. BA - Anthropology, WSU
    3. MA - History, WSU

    Office: Webb-Brown #102A
    Phone: 620.441.5229

  • Meredith Mahoney

    Meredith MahoneyInstructor: Ethics and Philosophy

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. B.A. Anthropology, English The College of William and Mary
    2. M.A. Anthropology The College of William and Mary

    Office: Webb-Brown #106F
    Phone: 620.441.5336

  • Krystle Nies

    Krystle NiesInstructor: Psychology

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. A.S. - Pre-Elementary Education Pratt Community College
    2. B.S. - Elementary Education - Cameron University
    3. M.S. - Behavioral Sciences with Emphasis in Education - Cameron University

    Office: Webb-Brown #106B
    Phone: 620.441.5309

  • Holly Peters

    Holly PetersInstructor: Sociology

    Arkansas City Campus

    Education and Degrees

    1. MA-Sociology from Wichita State University
    2. BA – Sociology/ Minor Psychology from Wichita State University

    Professional Organizations:

    1. MSS-Midwest Sociological Society


    1. Legasus Group-Wichita KS
    2. Kansas University School of Medicine-Wichita KS
    3. Adjunct Instructor-Wichita State University

    Office: Webb-Brown #203
    Phone: 620.441.5220

  • Part-time Instructors

    Cowley College uses part-time instructors that contribute diverse expertise to the learning experience.


    Credentials for part-time instructors.