Dr. Bin Liang

Contact Information

411 Social Sciences & Humanities
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6105 (Stillwater Main Office)
  (918) 594-8286 (Tulsa)
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae

Fall 2021 Office Hours

Face to face and Zoom: MW 10:45am - 11:45am
And by appointment.

Fall 2021 Class Schedule

SOC 4313 - Sociology of Law: 7:20pm - 10:00pm R - North Hall 104 (Tulsa)
SOC 4333 - Criminology: 10:30am - 11:45am TR - CLB 202


  • B.A. in Foreign Affairs College, Beijing, China
  • M.S. in School of Justice Studies, Arizona State University
  • J.D. in College of Law, Arizona State University
  • Ph.D.in School of Justice Studies, Arizona State University

Research Interests

  • Law and Society
  • Globalization
  • Comparative Legal Systems
  • the Chinese Legal System
  • Criminal Justice
  • Delinquency


Bin Liang (Ph.D./J.D.) is a Professor of Sociology at Oklahoma State University. His research interests include globalization and its impact on the Chinese legal system, crime and deviance in China, and comparative studies in criminology and criminal justice. He is the author of four books, including The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978 – Present: Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System (2008) with Routledge, China’s Drug Practices and Policies: Regulating Controlled Substances in a Global Context (2009, coauthored) with Ashgate, Jurisprudence (2012, co-edited, in Chinese) with Renmin University of China Press, and The Death Penalty in China: Policy, Practice and Reform (2016, co-edited) with Columbia University Press.