COVER.jpg

GABE H. MILLER

Department of Sociology

Program in African American Studies
Mississippi State University

 
2.jpg

ABOUT

I am a medical sociologist with research and teaching interests in health disparities, political and policy determinants of health, LGBT health, critical race theory and racism, and racial and ethnic relations. I received a B.A. in Political Science and Africana Studies and a Ph.D. in Sociology with concentrations in health disparities and race and ethnicity from Texas A&M University.  I am currently an Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University in the Department of Sociology and Program in African American Studies.  

Outside of teaching and research, I work with local community members and organizations on juvenile justice and health related interventions.  When I'm not teaching, researching, or working with community partners, I can be found second shooting weddings with my partner, Robby, traveling and exploring, or binging a favorite tv show.

Resume/CV

 

RESEARCH

My research lies at the intersection of the sociologies of health and health disparities, race and ethnicity, and political sociology. Theoretically, I argue the social determinants of health have largely overlooked the impact of politics and policy in health outcomes and that political epidemiology should be prioritized in the study of health. My overarching goals are to investigate the mechanisms and implications of inequality and stratification and how marginalized communities cope with this inequality and attempt to make change.  I place special emphasis on physical and mental health disparities and political epidemiology. 

Recent Publications

Sociology of Race & Ethnicity.png

Discrimination and Black Social Media Use: Sites of Oppression and Expression

International Handbook on the Demography

Future Trends in Marriage and Family

Women of Color in STEM.jpg

Present but Not Accounted for: Examining How Intersectional Identities Create a Double Bind for and Affect Leadership of Women of Color in Educational Settings

 

Research Teams & Projects

More info coming soon!

Updates Coming!  Please check back soon

 

Teaching

CONTACT

Gabe H. Miller

Department of Sociology

Program in African American Studies

Mississippi State University

Mail Stop 9562

Mississippi State, MS 39762

©2020 Gabe H. Miller