Dr. Monica Whitham

Contact Information

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

Curriculum Vitae


Fall 2021 Office Hours

Zoom: T 3:00pm - 4:00pm
And by appointment.

Fall 2021 Class Schedule

SOC 1113 - Introductory Sociology - Cowboy Concurrent: Web
SOC 3113 - Theoretical Thinking in Sociology: 12:00pm - 1:15pm TR - CLBN 203
SOC 3113 - Theoretical Thinking in Sociology: 1:30pm - 2:45pm TR - CLBN 203


  • B.A. in Management and Corporate Communications, Simpson College
  • B.S. in Sociology, Iowa State University
  • M.S. in Sociology, Iowa State University
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Arizona

Research Interests

  • Urban/Community Sociology
  • Social Psychology
  • Group Processes
  • Social Networks


Monica Whitham earned her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 2014. She specializes in social psychology, urban and community sociology, and social networks. Broadly, her work examines processes through which social actors form, maintain, and utilize social connections in order to achieve individual and collective goals. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and has been published in top sociology journals, including the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and City & Community.