Dr. Bin Liang

Contact Information

411 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6105 (Stillwater Main Office)
  (918) 594-8286 (Tulsa)
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae


Spring 2020 Office Hours

Stillwater Campus:
By appointment only
Tulsa Campus:
Mondays and Tuesdays: 4:00pm-6:00pm
Or by appointment

Spring 2020 Class Schedule

SOC 4103 - The Death Penalty in America: W 7:20pm - 10:00pm North Hall 246 (Tulsa)
AMST 3333 - Crime, Law, and American Culture: T 7:20pm - 10:00pm Main Hall 2438 (Tulsa)


  • 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.