Adrienne Milner, Ph.D.

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Adrienne Milner
Teaching Assistant Professor
amilner@uab.edu  l 205-934-8679 l HHB 460K

Education:
Ph.D. Sociology, Unversity of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 2011.
M.A. Sociology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 2008.
B.A. Sociology and Women's Studies, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006.

Teaching and Research Interests: race and ethnicity, sociology of sport, sex and gender, sexuality, sociological theory

Undergraduate Courses Taught: Introduction to Sociology, Human Sexuality, Sociology of Sex and Gender, Race and Ethnic Relations, Sport and Society, Social Stratification, Development of Sociological Theory

Recent Publications:

Milner, Adrienne and Baker, Elizabeth. Forthcoming. "Athletic Participation and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization: Investigating Sport Involvement, Self-Esteem, and Abuse Patterns for Women and Men." Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Baker, Elizabeth, Milner, Adrienne, and Campbell, Anthony. Forthcoming. “
A Pilot Study to Promote Walking among Obese and Overweight Individuals: Walking Buses for Adults.” Public Health.

Clair, Jeffery, Wasserman, Jason, and Milner, Adrienne. Forthcoming. “Sport and Social Theory,” in George Ritzer (ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, 2nd edition, Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell.

Milner, Adrienne. 2014. “Post-Race Ideology in Blackface: What Trayvon Martin Teaches Us about Colorblind Racism and Whites’ Love for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Barack Obama.” Pp. 139-144 in Kenneth J. Dashing-Varner, Rema Reynolds, Katrice A. Alberts, and Lori L. Martin (eds.), Writing Wrong: Trayvon Martin, Race, and American Justice, Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.

Milner, Adrienne. 2014. “Trayvon Martin Case” (pp. 1250-51, Vol. III), “Furtive Movement” (p. 465, Vol. II), “Hate Crimes in America” (pp. 523-25, Vol. II), “The Southern Poverty Law Center” (pp. 1174-75, Vol. II), “Noose Incidents” (pp. 905-06, Vol. III), “Bernhard Goetz Case” (pp. 112-13, Vol. I) and “Jena Six” (pp. 631-32, Vol. II) in Charles A. Gallagher and Cameron Lippard (eds.), Race and Racism in the United States: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 

“Hate Crimes in American,” reprinted (forthcoming) in Robert Rycroft (ed.), The American Middle Class: An Economic Encyclopedia of Progress and Poverty. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Milner, Adrienne. 2014. “Foucault, Michel” (pp. 571-76) and “Friedson, Eliott” (pp. 576-80) in William C. Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, and Stella Quah (eds.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society, Vol. II. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Milner, Adrienne and Simoni, Zachary. 2014. "Race, Intersectionality, and Inequality." Syllabus published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Washington DC: American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Simoni, Zachary, and Milner, Adrienne. 2014. "Implicit Bias Assignment." Assignment in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology.  Washington DC: American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org).

Simoni, Zachary, and Milner, Adrienne. 2014. "Gender Implicit Association Test Assignment." Assignment in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology.  Washington DC: American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Milner, Adrienne, Baker, Elizabeth, and Sisiopiku, Virginia. 2013. “Motivations and Barriers to Utilizing Adult Walking Buses: An Examination of Demographic Correlates and Willingness to Participate in a Community-Based Walking Program.” Open Journal of Preventive Medicine 3(9): 517-524. doi 10.4236/ojpm.2013.39070.

Milner, Adrienne. 2013. "Sexuality and Sport." Syllabus published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.(http://trails.asanet.org)

Milner, Adrienne. 2013. "Sport and Stratification." Class Activity published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Washington DC:  American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Milner, Adrienne. 2013. "The Impact of Sexuality and Gender on Students' Lives." Assignment published in TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Washington DC: American Sociological Association. (http://trails.asanet.org)

Grants Funded:

Milner, Adrienne (PI) and Baker, Elizabeth. 2013. "Walking Buses for Adults: A Pilot Program to Decrease Obesity." Health Disparities Research Award in Adult Obesity, University of Alabama at Birmingham Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC) and WeightWatchers, Inc. ($30,000).

         -Winner of the American Heart Association Worksite Innovation Award (Gold)
         -Winner of the NASPA (National Association for Administrators in Higher Education) Excellence
           Award (Silver)

         -Research featured on ABC's 33/40 Talk of Alabama, CBS 42 News, and Fox 6 News

Milner, Adrienne and Baker, Elizabeth. 2012. "Walking Buses...For Adults." Community Health Innovation Award, One Great Community Council of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Birmingham, AL ($5000).

Milner, Adrienne. 2010. "Whites' Racial Attitudes and Support for Equality Before and After the 2008 Presidential Election." College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Doctoral Summer Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Miami ($5,000).