Dr. Monica Whitham

Contact Information

465 Social Sciences & Humanities
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6105 (Main Office)
  (405) 744-5780
  monica.whitham@okstate.edu

Curriculum Vitae

 

Spring 2021 Office Hours

Under direction of the 'Cowboy Coming Back' plan, all office hours for Spring 2021 will be held online.
For more information, please contact Dr. Whitham through email.

Spring 2021 Class Schedule

SOC 1113 Introductory Sociology: TR 10:30am - 11:45am SU 203
SOC 2890 Introductory Sociology Honors: T 12:00pm - 12:50pm LSW 202
SOC 3113 Theoretical Thinking in Sociology: TR 9:00am - 10:15am LSW 201

Education

  • 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

Bio

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 been published in top sociology journals, including the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and City & Community.