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Dr. Melinda Miceli

Associate Professor of SociologyMelinda Miceli
Hillyer Hall 273


Ph.D., Sociology, SUNY Albany
B.A., Sociology, Ithaca College


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Students
Identity Politics
Gay Rights and Religious Right Organizations
Gender and Sexuality

Publications (selected):

Miceli, Melinda S. (2005) Standing Out, Standing Together: The Social and Political Impact of Gay-Straight Alliances. New York: Routledge.
Miceli, Melinda S. (2006) "Schools and the Social Control of Sexuality," in Sex and Society: Introducing the Sociology of Sexualities.
Miceli, Melinda S. (2005) "Morality Politics vs. Identity Politics: Framing Processes and Competitions of Religious Right and Lesbian and Gay Social Movement Organizations." Sociological Forum, 20: 5, pp.589-612.
Miceli, Melinda S. (2003) "Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students: The Impact of School on Sexual Identity Development." In Robert Heasley and Betsy Crane (Eds.), Sexual Lives: Theories and Realities of Human Sexualities (pp. 156-166). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Publications
Miceli, Melinda S. (2002) "Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth." In Steven Seidman and Diane Richardson (Eds.), The Handbook on Gay and Lesbian Studies (pp. 199-214). London, UK: Sage Publications.

I advise students with interests in:

Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Gender Studies.

Why you enjoy teaching Hillyer students: