Dr. Heather McLaughlin

Contact Information

469 Social Sciences & Humanities
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6124
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae


Fall 2021 Office Hours

Face to face and Zoom (F2F preferred): M 2:00pm - 4:00pm
And by appointment.

Fall 2021 Class Schedule

SOC 1113 - Introductory Sociology: 9:30am - 10:20am MWF - CLBN 212
SOC 1113 - Introductory Sociology: 10:30am - 11:20am MWF - NRD 316
SOC 4133 - Social Research Methods: 12:30pm - 1:20pm MWF - CLBN 203


  • B.A. in Sociology and Psychology, University of Maine
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Minnesota

Research Interests

  • Gender
  • Stratification and Inequality
  • Adolescence and Young Adulthood
  • Work and Occupations
  • Law, Crime, and Deviance
  • Sport


Heather McLaughlin (Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2013) conducts research on gender deviance and conformity within three institutional contexts—work, law, and sport. Her dissertation research examines the relationship between gender, high school sport participation, and young adult work. A separate line of research explores the precursors and antecedents of sexual harassment. Her work has appeared in American Sociological Review, Law & Society Review, Sociological Quarterly, Handbook of Social Psychology of Inequality and Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health.