Christi Mackey

Name: Christi Mackey

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 918-343-7752

Title: Instructor

Department: Psychology & Sociology

Office: Preparatory Hall, Room 203C

Christi MackeyChristi is an Instructor in the Department of Psychology and Sociology at Rogers State University.


Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

M.A., Sociology
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

M.P.A., Organizational Leadership, Public Management, & Public Policy
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

B.A., Sociology-Criminology
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK


  • 2018, Certified Master Reviewer, Quality Matters
  • 2018, Salary Negotiation Facilitator, American Association of University Women
  • 2017, Certified Peer Reviewer, Quality Matters

Teaching & Research Interests

  • Crime and Delinquency
  • Community-University Engagement
  • Inequality
  • Social Problems
  • Gender and Family
  • Applied Sociology                

Teaching Experience

Instructor, 2014-Present
School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology and Sociology
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK      

  • Develop curriculum that incorporates high-impact educational practices and diverse learning-styles
  • Complete student learning reports and program reviews for the Associates in Arts, Elementary Education. Serve as reviewer for other the degrees including Associates in Arts, Social Sciences and Bachelor of Social Sciences.
  • Serve as faculty advisor for The Social Justice League, a student organization that works to improve the community through the promotion of mental wellness programming and social change initiatives.
  • Mentor students who are in their final semester of their research coursework
  • Advise and retain students throughout their tenure in the department and beyond, including guidance for entry into graduate school or labor market.
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities including serving on a variety of committees and panels.
  • Review course materials including textbooks and supplemental materials
  • Facilitate a minimum of five undergraduate-level courses in sociology and social and behavioral sciences per semester
    • Courses taught: Introduction to Sociology (Quality Matters Certified Course); Social Problems; Juvenile Delinquency; Internship; Marriage and the Family; Introduction to Nonprofits; Perspectives on Human Behavior; Criminology; Sociology of Gender; Social Deviance; Minority Groups (Independent, classroom-based, abridged classroom-based, and online courses)

Adjunct Faculty, 2013-2016
College of Adult and Graduate Studies, Adult School of Arts and Sciences
Mid-America Christian University, Oklahoma City, OK

  • Managed and maintained student attendance and grades
  • Effectively provided information to adult students through lecture, discussion, simulation, and hands-on activities.
  • Courses taught: Introduction to Sociology; Social Problems; Critical Thinking (Abridged classroom-based and online courses)

Adjunct Faculty, 2011-2013  
University College, Freshman Programs
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  • Encouraged student engagement
  • Managed and maintained student attendance and grades
  • Courses taught: Gateway to College Learning (Classroom-based course)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2008-2010
College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Sociology
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Courses supported: Introduction to Sociology; Sociology of Delinquency; Medical Sociology; Social Statistics; Race & Ethnicity

Honors & Awards

Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

  • 2019, Leadership Rogers County
  • 2018, Social Justice Educator of the Year, Social Justice Symposium, Langston University
  • 2018, Claremore Progress’ 40 under 40
  • 2018, Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching
  • 2017, 2018, Faculty Mentor, Honors Program
  • 2015, 2016, Hillcat Mentor, Athletic Department

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  • 2008-Present, Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society
  • 2009, Gamma Beta Phi
  • 2007-2009, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 2007, 4.0 G.P.A. Inductee
  • 2007, Representative Leader, Leadership Table
  • 2007, Most Outstanding Sociology-Criminology Student Award Recipient
  • 2006-2007, Leadership Scholar, College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2006-2007, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
  • 2005-2007, President’s Honor Roll
  • 2005-2007, Golden Key International Honor Society

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

  • 2004-2005, President’s Honor Roll

Service to the Department

Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

  • 2014-Present, Program Coordinator, Elementary Education
  • 2014-Present, Faculty Mentor, Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences Capstone
  • 2016-Present, Coordinator, Department of Psychology and Sociology Internship Program
  • 2015-2019, Member, Curriculum Committee
  • 2014-2018, Judge, Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences Capstone Poster Presentations
  • 2014-2017, Faculty Representative, Destination R.S.U.
  • 2015-2017, Faculty Advisor, Early Enrollment Day
  • 2017, Member, Hiring Committee for Administrative Assistant
  • 2015, Member, Ad Hoc Perspectives of Human Behavior Committee
  • 2015, Judge, Bachelor of Science, Justice Administration Capstone Presentations

Service to the University

Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

  • 2015-Present, Faculty Representative, Course Equivalency Project for Early Childhood Education & Sociology
  • 2017-Present, Faculty Advisor, Social Justice League (Awarded Outstanding Student Organization, 2018; Best Spring Event and Spring Carnival’s Best Decoration, 2019)
  • 2017-Present, Member, RSU Internship Committee
  • 2018-Present, Board Member, OU Institutional Review Board
  • 2018-Present, Member, First Year Experience Steering Committee, Convener, The First Year Experience Course Team
  • 2019-Present, Member, Academic Technology Committee
  • 2018-2019, Member, Adhoc Faculty Advising Committee
  • 2018-2019, Member, Foundations of Excellence Transfer Initiative, Diversity Committee
  • 2018-2019, Secretary, Distance Education Committee
  • 2018-2019, Secretary, Library Committee
  • 2019, Participant, Academic Affairs / Faculty Partners & NASPA Advisory Services Discussion
  • 2019, Faculty Representative, President’s Leadership Council, Recommendation Panel
  • 2019, Faculty Representative, Undecided Majors Fair
  • 2018, Member, Hiring Committee for the Coordinator of Student Activities
  • 2018, Volunteer, Career Services Suit-Up Event
  • 2015-2018, Member, Diversity Committee, Ad Hoc Committee
  • 2015-2017, Chair, Enrollment Management Committee
  • 2017, Member, Hiring Committee for the Director of Student Development & Title IX Coordinator Position

Service to the Community

  • 20179-Present, Board of Directors, Safenet Services, Inc.
  • 2019, Vice-Chair, Board of Directors Committee Participation: Executive, Programs and Personnel, Development (Co-Chair), Strategic Planning, Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes, and Ad Hoc Mission and Vision (Chair)
  • 2017-Present, Volunteer, OK Messages Project
  • 2014-2019, Scholarship Committee, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • 2012-2019, Board of Advocates, University of Oklahoma, College of Arts & Sciences
  • 2019, Selection Committee, Teacher Preparation Interviews, Cameron University
  • 2018, Selection Committee, Educator of the Year Panel, Northeast Technology Center
  • 2017-2018, Steering Committee, Social Justice Symposium

Research & Grant Experience

Grant Manager and Evaluator, 2011-2012
Office of Planning, Research & Statistics
Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Oklahoma City, OK

Research Assistant, 2010-2011
Social Science Quarterly                                                                  
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Professional Associations

  • American Association of University Women
  • American Psychology Association, Society of Counseling, Positive Psychology Section
  • International Positive Psychology Association
  • Society for Higher Education Interdisciplinary Learning and Discovery (SHIELD)
  • Oklahoma Sociological Association
  • Oklahoma Women in Higher Education
  • American Sociological Association
  • American Society for Public Administration
  • Southwestern Teaching of Psychology

Relevant Experience

Development Coordinator, 2013-2014
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Tulsa, OK                            

  • Managed Bike MS: The Mother Road Ride including steering committee, event logistics, recognition, recruitment, and team cultivation.
  • Responsible for cultivating and growing top Oklahoma Bike MS and Walk MS fundraisers
  • Coordinated pre- and post- Bike MS events including victory parties and kick-off events.

Resource Coordinator, 2011-2013
Center for Children and Families, Inc., Norman, OK

  • Provided community outreach including community fairs, bi-monthly agency tours, and informational presentations.
  • Developed and implemented recruitment strategies for volunteers, agency ambassadors, and donors.
  • Managed the agency volunteer program including the implementation of policies and creation of a streamlined volunteer orientation program
  • Coordinated donor cultivation events; organized resource drives.
  • Coordinated annual volunteer events including United Way Day of Caring and The Big Event.
  • Managed annual Hands & Hearts fundraising luncheon and the Holiday Gifting program.
  • Authored grant applications, tracked compliance, and reported activities.

Retention Assistant, 2007-2008
University College, Center for Student Advancement
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

  • Provided support to students to increase university retention efforts
  • Coordinated the Majors/Minors Fair
  • Administrative support for the Director of the Center for Student Advancement