Photo Courtesy of Sven A. Kranz

Photo Courtesy of Sven A. Kranz

Miranda Waggoner is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women, Gender and Sexuality at the University of Virginia. Her research engages the interplay between culture, science, health, and medicine with a particular focus on the social and cultural dimensions of public health and reproduction. Her articles have been published in Social Science & Medicine, Gender & Society, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, among others. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.

Miranda grew up in Texas and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in sociology and government. She then earned her Ph.D. in sociology and social policy from the Department of Sociology and The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. From 2011 to 2014, Miranda was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Office of Population Research at Princeton University.

In summer 2015, Miranda will be joining the Department of Sociology at Florida State University as Assistant Professor.

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Mailing address: University of Virginia, Department of Sociology, 221 Randall Hall, Charlottesville, VA  22904

Email address: mrw9z@virginia.edu

Phone: (434) 924-6520

Fax: (434) 924-7028