Dr. Heather McLaughlin

Contact Information

469 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6124
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae


Spring 2020 Office Hours

Mondays: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Or by appointment

Spring 2020 Class Schedule

SOC 2890 - Honors Experience in Sociology: R 2:00pm - 2:50pm CLB 108
SOC 4133 - Social Research Methods: TR 9:00am - 10:15am LSW 201
SOC 4643 - Sociology of Gender: TR 12:30pm - 1:45pm Stout 040


  • 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.