Miner, Michael

Doctoral Student and Distinguished Fellow
Sociology
Miner, Michael

Research Scientist, PhD – Intern at Facebook and Instagram, Menlo Park, California
Student Director and Board Member at Midwest Sociological Society

Education:

MA, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
BA, Sociology and Psychology, St. Joseph's College-Brooklyn

Areas of Specialization:

Sociology of Education; Sociology of Science, Knowledge and Technology; Quantitative Methods; Qualitative Methods

Teaching:

Fall 2019
SOCIOL 261-403: Introduction to Statistical Thinking in Sociology

Paper Awards:

2019 Society for the Study of Social Problems, Honorable Mention, Educational Problems Division

2018 Midwest Sociological Society, First Place, Barbara J. Johnston Student Paper Competition

Selected Presentations:

2019 American Sociological Association, New York, NY, Miner, Michael A. “Declining Trust in Education Among College Educated Adults: 1974-2016”

2019 Society for the Study of Social Problems, New York, NY , Miner, Michael A. “Being First: How Social Capital Intersects with the Socialization Processes of First-Generation Students in Graduate School”

2019 Midwest Sociological Society, Chicago, IL, Miner, Michael A. “A Conceptual Matrix of the Experiences of First-Generation Students in Graduate School”

2018 Society for the Study of Social Problems, Philadelphia, PA, Miner, Michael A. and Marcus L. Britton, “Repackaging Inequality: Obscuring School Performance through Accountability Rankings”

2018 American Sociological Association, Philadelphia, PA, Gordan Gauchat, Alex Bryant and Michael A. Miner, “The Credibility of Cultural Authorities on Vaccination Policy: A Relational Approach”

2018 Society for the Study of Social Problems, Philadelphia, PA, “A Health Policy Issue is a Social Problem Too: Who Should Have Professional Autonomy?”

2018 Midwest Sociological Society, “STEM Graduate Students: Citizenship and Choice of Discipline”

2017 American Sociological Association, “Separate and Unequal: Predicting School Accountability Ratings”

2017 Midwest Sociological Society, "Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and the Shortage in Primary Care Medicine: A Contestation of Credentials and Experience"

2017 Society for the Study of Social Problems, “Separate and Unequal: What Do School Accountability Labels Actually Measure in America’s Most Segregated City?”

2016 Society for the Study of Social Problems, “Higher Education: A Discussion of Structural Inequalities”

2016 Eastern Sociological Society, “Issues in Education: Exploring the Experiences of Low Income College Students”