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Kathleen E. Miller, PhD

Kathleen E. Miller, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Sociology

Research Assistant Professor, Sociology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2588
Email: kmiller@ria.buffalo.edu
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Primary Research Areas

Energy drink use, substance use and risk-taking in young adults; adolescent athletic involvement and problem behavior; sports, gender and sexual risk.

Representative and Recent Publications

Miller, K. E. (2012). Alcohol mixed with energy drink use and sexual risk-taking: Casual, intoxicated, and unprotected sex.  Journal of Caffeine Research, 2(2), 62-69.

Miller, K. E., & Quigley, B. M. (2012). Sensation-seeking, performance genres, and substance use among musicians. Psychology of Music, 40(4), 389-410.

Miller, K. E., & Quigley, B. M. (2011). Energy drink use and substance use among musicians. Journal of Caffeine Research, 1, 67-73.

Miller, K. E. (2009). Sport-related identities and the “toxic jock.” Journal of Sport Behavior, 32, 69-91.

Miller, K. E. (2008). Energy drinks, race, and problem behaviors among college students. Journal of Adolescent Health, 43, 490-497.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2008.03.003

Miller, K. E. (2008). Wired: Energy drinks, jock identity, masculine norms, and risk taking. Journal of American College Health, 56, 481-490.
DOI: 10.3200/JACH.56.5.481-490

Miller, K. E., Melnick, M. J., Barnes, G. M., Sabo, D. F., & Farrell, M. P. (2007). Athletic involvement and adolescent delinquency. Journal of Youth & Adolescence 36, 711-723.
DOI: 10.1007/s10964-006-9123-9

Miller, K. E., Melnick, M. J., Farrell, M. P., Sabo, D. F., & Barnes, G. M. (2006). Jocks, gender, binge drinking, and adolescent violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 105-120.
DOI: 10.1177/0886260505281662

Miller, K. E., Farrell, M. P., Barnes, G. M., Melnick, M. J., & Sabo, D. F. (2005). Gender/racial differences in jock identity, dating, and adolescent sexual risk. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 34, 123-136.
DOI: 10.1007/s10964-005-3211-0

Miller, K. E., Melnick, M. J., Barnes, G. M., Farrell, M. P., & Sabo, D. F. (2005). Untangling the links among athletic involvement, gender, race, and adolescent academic outcomes. Sociology of Sport Journal, 22, 178-193.

Miller, K. E., Hoffman, J. H., Barnes, G. M., Farrell, M. P., Sabo, D. F., & Melnick, M. J. (2003). Jocks, gender, race, and adolescent problem drinking. Journal of Drug Education, 33, 445-462.
DOI: 10.1177/0886260505281662

Miller, K. E., Barnes, G. M., Melnick, M. J., Sabo, D. F., & Farrell, M. P. (2002). Gender and racial/ethnic differences in predicting adolescent sexual risk: Athletic participation vs. exercise. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 43, 436-450.

Miller, K. E., Barnes, G. M., Sabo, D. F., Melnick, M. J., & Farrell, M. P. (2002). Anabolic-androgenic steroid use and other adolescent problem behaviors: Rethinking the male athlete assumption. Sociological Perspectives, 45 ,467-489.

Miller, K. E., Sabo, D. F., Farrell, M. P., Barnes, G. M., & Melnick, M. J. (1999). Sports, sexual activity, contraceptive use, and pregnancy among female and male high school students: Testing cultural resource theory. Sociology of Sport Journal, 16, 366-387.

Miller, K. E., Sabo, D. F., Farrell, M. P., Barnes, G. M., & Melnick, M. J. (1998). Athletic participation and sexual behavior in adolescents: The different worlds of boys and girls. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 39, 108-123.