Martha Sibley

Contact Information

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

Curriculum Vitae



  • M.S. in Applied Sociology, Southeastern Louisiana University, 2017
  • B.A. in Sociology, Southeastern Louisiana University, 2015
  • B.S. in Biology, Southeastern Louisiana University, 2013

Research Interests

  • Environmental Sociology
  • Sociology of Disasters
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Inequality
  • Wetland Ecology
  • Political Polarization


Martha Sibley is a native of South Louisiana and has worked as a researcher and pharmacy technician throughout her college career. She graduated in 2013 and 2015 with bachelor’s degrees in ecology, environmental, and evolutionary biology and sociology from Southeastern Louisiana University (SELU). In 2017, Martha completed her master’s in applied sociology at SELU, focused in globalization and sustainability. Her research centers on climate change, coastal land loss, and the polarization of environmental knowledge and concern. Spring 2018, Martha had the honor of being a Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, DC. This is Martha’s third year as a Ph.D. student, Graduate Teaching Associate, and Graduate Research Assistant in the sociology department at Oklahoma State University.