Dhruba Sinha

Contact Information

452 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6105 (Main Office)
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae


Spring 2020 Office Hours

Wednesdays: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Or by appointment

Spring 2020 Class Schedule

SOC 3993 - Sociology of Aging: MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm CLB 201


  • M.S. in Sociology, Oklahoma State University, 2017
  • M.A. in Sociology, University of Pune, Maharashtra (India), 2009
  • B.A. in Sociology(with honors), University of Kalyani (India), 2007

Research Interests

  • Social Identity Theory
  • Group Identity
  • Group Relations and Intergroup Conflict
  • Inequality
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Social Movements
  • Nation and Nationalism


Dhruba moved to Stillwater in 2015. She completed her Masters in 2017 and joined the Ph.D. program. She grew up in a small town of West Bengal, India. She completed her B.A. in Sociology with Honors from Kalyani University. She also has an M.A. in Sociology from University of Pune, Maharashtra, India. Before joining the graduate program of Oklahoma State University, she worked with several non-governmental organizations in India.

Currently she is finishing her second year in the Ph.D. program. Dhruba studies group identity and group relations. During the past few years she has been studying the Hindu nationalist movement in India. She is also interested in studying events of extreme conflict. She mostly apporaches her interest areas from social psychological perspectives. Dhruba also currently serves as the Sociology Graduate Student Association (SGSA) Vice President.