Dr. Monica Whitham

Contact Information

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

Curriculum Vitae


Spring 2020 Office Hours

Wednesdays: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Or by appointment

Spring 2020 Class Schedule

SOC 3113 - Theoretical Thinking in Sociology: MWF 11:30am - 12:20pm CLB 212
SOC 6653 - Seminar in Social Psychology: MW 2:30pm - 3:45pm MUR 439


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