Candace Miller
Candace Miller

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Organizational Science

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Candace Miller is an assistant professor of sociology and organizational science at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She previously was a postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity and a visiting assistant professor at the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Her research interests have focused on race/ethnicity, urban sociology, and culture. Miller is currently working on a book based on a mixed-methods examination of the disparate impacts of gentrification on black-owned and white-owned businesses in Detroit, Michigan. In addition, she has recently examined how arts organizations are distributed among poor and minority urban neighborhoods, how students from different racial groups construct spatial meaning and interpret a sense of belonging on a public university campus, and how race and gender create inequality in and among biology Ph.D. students in laboratory workspaces. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Virginia in 2019.

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