This is the official website of Brittney Miles. Sociologist. Black Feminist Scholar. Black Girlhood Scholar.
Brittney Miles completed her PhD in Sociology at 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 Master 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.
She is the 2022-2023 Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation & Teaching Fellow of Sociology In Residence at Kenyon College.
She is an incoming Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.