Monica R. Miller, Ph.D.

Author, 'Religion and Hip Hop'

Dr. Monica R. Miller is Visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Religious Studies at Lewis & Clark College where her research focuses on the intersections of religion & material/popular culture. Miller currently serves as a Senior Research Fellow with The Institute for Humanist Studies (Washington, DC) and is co-chair and co-founder of a new AAR consultation: 'Critical Approaches to the Study of Hip Hop and Religion.' Miller is also principal investigator of a large scale survey project in Portland, Oregon which explores religion in youth culture (Remaking Religion). She is the author of "Religion and Hip Hop" (Routledge, August 2012) among numerous articles and book chapters, and is currently at work on a second book, "Blacklandia: The Subtleties of Race in Portland. "