Dr. Kelley Sittner

Contact Information

471 Social Sciences & Humanities
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6105 (Main Office)
  (405) 744-5780

Curriculum Vitae


Fall 2021 Office Hours

More information coming soon.

Fall 2021 Class Schedule

SOC 1113 - Introductory Sociology: 2:30pm - 3:45pm MW - CLBN 313
SOC 3523 - Juvenile Delinquency: 12:30pm - 1:20pm MWF - NRC 108


  • 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 chair of the Crime and Juvenile Delinquency Division of SSSP.