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UPCOMING EVENTS  
Thursday, February 21st, 2:00pm - 9th Floor Dale Hall Tower
"South Asians on the U.S. Screen: Just Like Everyone Else?"
Dr. Bhoomi K. Thakore - Elmhurst College
OU Sociology Invited Lecture Series

Friday, February 22nd, 2:00pm - 9th Floor Dale Hall Tower
"Sanctuaries of White Supremacy: Class and Racial Mechanism of Middle Class White Spaces at the Art Institute of Chicago"
Dr. David Embrick - University of Connecticut
OU Sociology Invited Lecture Series

Latest News

January 24th, 2019

Course Highlights: Social Problems

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Dr. Maher, Associate Professor of Sociology, hosted a panel on Gun Control and Gun Rights in her Social Problems course. The presenters and students modeled civil discourse, listening, and critical thinking on a contentious issue facing society today.

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January 4th, 2019
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Congratulations to Marshall Schmidt who has accepted a tenure-track position as an assistant professor position at Montclair State University. He will be starting in the fall of 2019 in the Justice Studies department.

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January 1st, 2019
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In late 2018, Dr. Meredith G. F. Worthen in the Department of Sociology created #MeTooMeredith: a social media platform that gives survivors a place to share their stories anonymously. Since its inception, #MeTooMeredith has recieved media attention from The Norman Transcript, KOCO Channel 5, The OU Daily, and KGOU among other outlets. In addition, thousands of followers have flocked to the page and hundreds of stories have been posted.

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October 25th, 2018
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OU Sociology Chair & Professor Loretta Bass was interviewed on KCUR National Public Radio to contextualize the 'sleeping giant' of Hispanic and recently naturalized voters in the upcoming Midterm Election. Dr. Bass' comments start at the 15-minute mark of this segment. 

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August 26th, 2018
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Several members of the Sociology Department marched in Norman’s first ever Pride Parade  representing The Welcoming Project.

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July 9th, 2018
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OU Sociology PhD Student, Leslie Miller, has her research highlighted on the United Ostomy Association of America Website.

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July 6th, 2018
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OU Sociology Professor John Carl was interviewed on the National Public Radio's Here and Now show to discuss the Oklahoma Prison system.

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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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