Sarah Miller


PhD University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2018)

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Sarah Miller received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2018. Her research interests center on the sociology of gender and sexualities, youth, education, new media, and culture. Her current book project, The Tolerance Generation: High School, Inequality, and the Anti-Bullying Era, draws on two years of live and digital ethnography at a rural high school in the Northeast to explore how inequality shapes young people’s experiences with bullying and the anti-bullying movement. Her research has been published in Gender & SocietySexualities, and the Journal of Youth and Adolescence and funded by the National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation, National Science Foundation, the American Sociological Association Section on Sexualities, the Center for Research on Families, and the University of Massachusetts Graduate School. She is invested in public sociology and has worked for the Public Engagement Project, Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality, Future of Sex Education, and Advocates for Youth on a variety of initiatives focused on using research to advance adolescent health and sexuality education policy. An award-winning teacher, Sarah teaches courses on gender, race, class, sexualities, adolescence, criminology and qualitative methods. She is currently a full-time lecturer at Boston University in the Department of Sociology and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.