Kathleen E. Miller, PhD

Senior Research Scientist


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.

Research Projects

Miller | Dermen | Lucke
This study assessed the use of caffeinated energy drinks by U.S. adolescents and young adults (age 13-25) and examined links between sexual risk-taking and the use of energy drinks mixed with alcohol.
Temple | Miller
This research will examine how gender and pubertal development impact the relationship between acute caffeine consumption and risk taking behavior in children (age 8-9) and adolescents (age 15-17).
Livingston | Miller | Testa | Derrick | Lucke | Nickerson
This research will examine the conditions under which bullying and sexual harassment among teens may contribute to emotional distress and the development of substance use.