Dr. Kelley Sittner

Contact Information

471 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6105 (Main Office)
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae


Spring 2020 Office Hours

Tuesdays: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Thursdays: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Or by appointment

Spring 2020 Class Schedule

SOC 4950 - Current Topics in Sociology: TR 9:00am - 10:15am HS 230
SOC 6753 - Seminar in Deviance and Criminology: T 4:30pm - 7:10pm MUR 439


  • B.S. in Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • M.A. in Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Research Interests

  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Mental Health
  • Inequality
  • Substance Use


Kelley Sittner (Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011) joined the department in 2012. Her research focuses on substance use, mental health, and antisocial behavior among understudied populations. She is particularly interested in North American Indigenous youth and adults, as well as homeless women. Her work has appeared in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Research on Adolescence, and Society & Mental Health. She is currently co-Investigator on two NIH-funded studies of Indigenous well-being. Dr. Sittner also serves as the in-coming chair of the Crime and Juvenile Delinquency Division of SSSP.