The department of sociology is proud to introduce the newest member of our faculty, Assistant Professor Dan Wang! Professor Wang will join us in Fall 2022 from University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she has completed her PhD from the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies with a minor in Quantitative, Qualitative, and Pshcometric Methods.
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OU Sociology Welcomes it's Newest Faculty Member
Undergraduate Sociology Award Winners!
Congratulations to all the under graduate Sociology Award winners for 2022. The Department of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma presents two awards for academic excellence, two recognizing our graduating seniors, and two for excellence in undergraduate research.
Hekmatpour accepts a teaching Assistant professor position at OSU, Tulsa
Congratulations to Peyman Hekmatpour, who recently accepted a Teaching Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University (Tulsa Campus). Peyman will be starting at OSU-Tulsa in the spring of 2023, and will continue to teach and do research in the areas of social stratification, quantitative methods, global and transnational sociology, and environmental sociology.
Joseph successfully defends his MA Thesis
Congratulations to Deeon Joseph who successfully defended his M.A. thesis, "Disorder, Disorganization, and Delinquency: A mediation Analysis of Environmental Disorder, Extra-Curricular Activities, and Delinquency from Early to Late Adolescence." His committee included Julie Gerlinger(Chair), Trina Hope, and Mitch Peck.
Graduate Sociology Award Winners!
Congratulations to all the graduate Sociology Award winners for 2021. The Department of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma presents two graduate students awards for excellence in research, teaching/TA work, and service to the department as well as several fellowships for summer research.
Vo successfully defends her MA Thesis
Congratulations to Tiffanie Vo who successfully defended her M.A. thesis, "Parenthood Premiums and Penalties among Asian American Workers: Exploring the Income Differences across Gender, Marriage, and Parenthood ." Her committee included Cyrus Schleifer(Chair), Ian Carrillo, and Sam Perry.
Dr. Maher Wins Provost’s Community Engagement Award
Congratulation to OU Sociology Dr. Erin Maher who has recieved the Provost’s Community Engagement Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity. This award is given to faculty who have shown evidence of "mutually beneficial partnership with community organizations and leaders, research addressing critical community needs, and important and innovative community-based research within the last three years".