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June 5th, 2018
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Please join us in welcoming our newest faculty member: Dr. Erin Maher! Professor Maher’s research focuses on early childhood, child welfare, and stratification and inequality and she will be joining us as an associate professor in Fall 2018.

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May 4th, 2018
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Congratulations to all the Undergraduate Sociology Award winners for 2018.  These awards were presented at the 1st annual Sociology End-of-Term Lawn Party and Senior Send-off Picnic.

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May 4th, 2018
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Congratulations to all the Graduate Sociology Award winners for 2018.  These awards were presented at the 1st annual Sociology End-of-Term Lawn Party and Senior Send-off Picnic.

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May 4th, 2018
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Congratulations to Melissa Maxey, who successfully defended her Master’s thesis “Future of Failure?: Studying the Effects of a Shortened Schedule on the Academic Success of Students." 

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May 3rd, 2018
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Congratulations  to Donabelle Hess, who defended her doctoral dissertation "Military Life-Demands: Marital Quality, Distant Parenting and Child Well-Being Among Deployed Service Members"  

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April 30th, 2018
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Congratulations to Dr. Renee Philipp who has successfully defended her dissertation entitled: Is Bias in Criminal Justice Decision-Making Replicated at Post-Sentencing

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April 25th, 2018
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Congratulations to Dr. Melissa Jones, PhD who has successfully defended her dissertation entitled: Violence in the Lives of Women Prisoners. 

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April 23rd, 2018
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Congratulations to Melissa Jones who has accepted a tenure-track position as an assistant professor at Brigham Young University. She will be starting in the fall of 2018 in the Department of Sociology.

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April 19th, 2018
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Congratulations to Xiaoshuang (Iris) Luo, who successfully defended her Master’s thesis “Is there a Marriage or Parenthood Income Penalty among Police?: A Case Study of Occupational Gender Inequality in the Public Sector”

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March 28th, 2018
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OU Sociology Professor Samuel Perry has co-authored an Op-Ed for the Washington Post that explains why white conservative protestants remain more likely to support Donald Trump.

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March 12th, 2018
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Sociology Major Visha Patel wins the CAS Outstanding Senior Award – Social Science Division.

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March 2nd, 2018
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Congratulations to Rick Wolford on receiving a National Science Foundation’s National Research Traineeship Fellowship for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. 

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Winter 2018
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The Department of Sociology’s Inside Out program featured in SOONER MAGAZINE.

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January 29th, 2018
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Congratulations to Dr. Samuel Perry on being selected as the recipient of the 2018 Rothbaum Outstanding Assistant Professor Award!

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August, 2017
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Julie Gerlinger (PhD, University of California, Irvine, 2017) joins the department as an assistant professor. Julie's research focuses on crime, inequality, and education.

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