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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. 

girlhood • embodiment • asexualities • disability • beauty

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