Dr. Chad Malone

Contact Information

458 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-9573
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae


Spring 2020 Office Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10:30am - 11:30am
Or by appointment

Spring 2020 Class Schedule

SOC 4333 - Criminology: TR 9:00am - 10:15am LSE 217
SOC 4923 - Sociology of Punishment: TR 12:30pm - 1:45pm LSE 215


  • B.S. in Commerce and Business Administration, University of Alabama
  • B.A. in Sociology, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
  • B.A. in Political Science, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. in Sociology, University of Toledo
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

  • Social Control
  • Punishment
  • Political Sociology


Chad Malone joined the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University in 2015 after completing his Ph.D. in Sociology at The Ohio State University. His teaching areas of interest include criminology, criminal justice, gangs, policing, deviance, and terrorism studies while his research typically addresses the influence of race, class, gender, politics, and economic conditions on social control, punishment, and the criminal justice system in the United States. Dr. Malone’s work has been published in journals that include Sociological Forum, The Sociological Quarterly, Social Science ResearchSociological Spectrum, and Research in Social Stratification and Mobility.

Dr. Malone's most recent publications, which address changes in U.S. state concealed carry laws over time and trends in the severity of U.S. state cocaine laws, can be downloaded at: