Brittney Miles is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She completed her PhD in Sociology at the University of Cincinnati, where she was an Albert C. Yates fellow. She has completed a graduate certificate in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and a Masters of Arts in Sociology at UC. She also holds a Masters of Education in Social and Cultural Foundations in Education at DePaul University.
Her scholarship centers Black girlhood, specifically related to (a)sexuality, dis/ability, embodiment, and beauty. She uses interdisciplinary qualitative methods to prioritize Black women and girls' critical subjectivities in Black feminist sociological issues.