Photo Credit: Sven A. Kranz

Photo Credit: Sven A. Kranz

Miranda Waggoner is currently a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Princeton University in the Office of Population Research, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs. 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 work has been supported by the NIH, the NSF, and the Mellon Foundation and has been awarded by the Eastern Sociological Society and the Graduate Consortium in Women’s Studies at MIT.

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, where she also taught undergraduate courses in gender, health, and the body.

In Fall 2014, Miranda will be joining the University of Virginia as Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women, Gender and Sexuality. She will be teaching Health and Society, Feminist Theory, and Gender and the Body in Society. Click here for story in The Cavalier Daily.

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Mailing address: Princeton University, 228 Wallace Hall, Princeton, NJ  08544

Email address: waggoner@princeton.edu or mrw9z@virginia.edu

Phone: (609) 258-5514

Fax: (609) 258-1039