Gender and Reproduction
Public Health and Social Policy
Maternal and Child Health
Politics of Reproduction
Introduction to Qualitative Methods
Education and Professional Experience
Postdoctoral Fellow, Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy, Brandeis University
M.A. in Social Policy, Brandeis University
B.A. in Sociology and Government, University of Texas at Austin
Selected Papers and Publications
Waggoner, Miranda. 2015. "Cultivating the Maternal Future: Public Health and the Pre-Pregnant Self." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 40(4): 939-962.
Waggoner, Miranda R. and Tobias Uller. 2015. "Epigenetic Determinism in Science and Society." New Genetics and Society 37(2): 177-195.
Waggoner, Miranda R. 2013. "Motherhood Preconceived: The Emergence of the Preconception Health and Health Care Initiative." Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 38 (2): 345-371.
Waggoner, Miranda R. 2013. "Parsing the Peanut Panic: The Social Life of a Contested Food Allergy Epidemic." Social Science & Medicine 90: 49-55.
Almeling, Rene and Miranda R. Waggoner. 2013. "More and Less than Equal: How Men Factor in the Reproductive Equation." Gender & Society 27 (6): 821-842.