Adrienne Milner, Ph.D.

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Adrienne Milner
Teaching Assistant Professor
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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. Forthcoming. “Michel Foucault,” and “Eliot Freidson.” In William C.Cockerham, Robert Dingwall, and Stella Quah (eds.), Blackwell Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society, Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Milner, Adrienne. Forthcoming. “Hate Crimes in America,” “The Southern Poverty Law Center,” “Noose Incidents,” “Bernhard Goetz,” “Furtive Movement,” “Jena Six,” and “Trayvon Martin Case.” 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.

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).
*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).