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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 26, through at least April 15. UCO will transition to alternative instructional delivery methods from March 28 through the end of the spring semester. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

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University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-5268 Office of Research & Sponsored Programs NUC 341 , Box 132


Regina (Gina) Gordon joined the UCO Office of Research and Sponsored Programs in 2017. She earned her Ph.D. (2009) and M.A. (1997) in anthropology from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, and a B.A. (1992) in English and political science (international relations) from Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

Prior to joining the UCO community, Gordon held positions in both the public and private sectors in various aspects of research and grants administration, engineering, rural agriculture and telecommunications and environmental compliance. She’s also taught courses in anthropology, archaeology, sociology, social ecology and women’s studies. Central to her academic interests are people and cultures around the world (past and present) with research focuses on Native North America, Latin America, immigration, maternal health and women in politics. Other research interests are, although not limited to, public health, human evolutionary genetics and workplace equality.

A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Gordon currently resides in Edmond, Oklahoma, with her family.

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