Why Study Environmental Sociology?
Environmental sociology is the study of the relationship and interactions between societies and the environment. Professional environmental sociologists research a wide range of topics including agrifood systems, social perceptions of environmental problems, human-induced environmental degradation, the social distribution of environmental hazards, and natural disasters.
OSU faculty interests include: environmental movements, environmental organization networks, environmental attitudes and worldviews, anti-environmentalism as a counter-movement, global environmental change, environmental justice, environmental inequalities, and sociology of disasters.
Environmental Sociology Coursework
Environmental sociology graduate courses:
- SOC 5333: Global Population & Social Problems
- SOC 5463: Seminar in Environmental Sociology*
- SOC 5473: Seminar on the Contemporary Environmental Movement
- SOC 5493: Seminar on Environmental Justice
- SOC 6460: Advanced Studies in Environmental Sociology
- SOC 6463: International Issues in Environmental Sociology
- SOC 6493: Sociology of Disaster
Want to Learn More?
Please direct any questions related to our environmental sociology programs to the committee chair:
Dr. Riley E. Dunlap
Department of Sociology
Oklahoma State University
431 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062