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


Jones was recently selected as the recipient of the Alice Mary Roberson Award from Women & Gender Studies.

Melissa S. Jones was recently selected as one of the seven recipients of the $15,000 Nancy L. Mergler Dissertation Completion Fellowship for 2017-2018

Julie Gerlinger (PhD, University of California, Irvine, 2017) will be joining the
department as an assistant professor in the fall.  Julie's research focuses
on crime, inequality, and education.


   Worthen Recognized by Women's and Gender Studies Department
    Wallace Accepts First Place for Poster Presentation
   SocioPaths participate in the OKC Murrah Building
 Memorial Fundraising Marathon Run
    The Society for Human Ecology Recognizes Burns with Book Award
   Diamond Andress, BA 2014, Teaching English in Taiwan.
   Professor John Carl and his co-author, Professor Mary Looman, discuss their recent book, A Country Called Prison, in a program aired on C-span. Below is a link to the program.



 New Hires -Samuel Perry (PhD, University of Chicago, 2015) and Cyrus Schleifer (PhD, Duke University, 2015) will be joining our faculty as assistant professors in the fall. Both Samuel and Cyrus do research on the sociology of religion and will have a joint appointment with Religious Studies.

  2015 College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Recipients
 in Sociology and Criminology


 2015 Sociology Department Awards
OU SocioPaths Run Marathon
    Distinguished Speaker Robert Crutchfield, March 2015
    Crawford Guest Blogs for the Oklahoma Policy Institute


Susan Sharp Publishes Mean Lives, Mean Laws
Loretta Bass Publishes
 African Immigrant Families in Another France 
Sociology Dept. donates $800 to S-CAP, Inc. XMAS party

Professor Burns honored with Distinguished Leadership Award by the Society for Human Ecology
Professor Burns gives invited talks at the Global University Summit in Moscow
Crawford Selected as a 2014-15 Oklahoma Policy Institute Research Fellow

Damphousse Named Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
OU Graduate and Former Faculty Member, Dr. Gary Sandefur, Named OSU Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs
  Distinguished Alumni Nancy Bates Named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association
2014 Sociology Department Awards
OU SocioPaths Run Marathon for a Good Cause
Dr. Frank Furstenberg visits OU as the final Presidential Dream Course speaker
Sharp receives the 2014 Faculty Research Award from Women and Gender Studies
Stearns receives a 2014 Robert D. Lemon Social Justice Award from the Center for Social Justice
2014 College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship and Award Recipients
2014 Sociology Department Scholarship and Award Recipients
Dr. Ronald Simons visits OU as the third Presidential Dream Course Speaker
John T. Billington Places First at OU Student Research and Performance Day
Dr. Marianne Cooper: Second Presidential Dream Course Speaker