Faculty & Staff

Sylvia I. Mignon, PhD

Professor of Human Services, College of Public and Community Service and Professor of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts
Program Director, Masters of Science in Human Services and Forensic Services Certificate Programs


photo of Sylvia Mignon

Areas of Expertise

Substance Abuse, Family Violence, and the Death Penalty


PhD, Northeastern University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Sylvia Mignon is the Director of the Master of Science in Human Services Program. She has over 35 years of experience in the human services field in settings such as hospitals, substance abuse treatment programs, and correctional facilities. Her research and publication specialty areas include substance abuse, family violence, and the death penalty. Dr. Mignon's book on family abuse and her book on substance use and abuse are widely used in the academy as authoritative texts on these subjects.