The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

Angel Miles

Angel Miles, Visiting Scholar
Angel Love Miles received her doctorate in Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland College Park and completed her postdoctoral fellowship in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She specializes in intersectional research, and is a published scholar, professional speaker, teacher, and advocate on issues pertaining to identity, social justice, and inequality, especially as they impact women and people of color with disabilities. Her article entitled “‘Strong Black Women’: African American Women with Disabilities, Intersecting Identities, and Inequality” was published in the December 2018 special issue of Gender & Society on Gender, Disability, and Intersectionality.