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Monica Miller, Ph.D.


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 and author of Religion and Hip Hop (Routledge August 2012).

Miller currently serves as a Senior Research Fellow with The Institute for Humanist Studies (Washington, DC) and is co-chair of a new AAR consultation entitled 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. She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, and is currently at work on a second book.

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Posts by Monica Miller, Ph.D.:

  • The Devil Made Me Do It! Tales I Learned From Childhood

  • November 5th, 2012
    Using the Devil to Discipline “The Devil made me do it” is one of my favorite sayings from childhood. I grew up utilizing and reiterating this popular slogan that I learned oh so well in black church culture. More [...]

  • Settling The Score Between The Sacred and Profane

  • September 24th, 2012
    Religion and hip hop? Gangster rapper Snoop Dogg is now Rastafarianism – his new name: Snoop Lion. Rick Ross proclaims that God Forgives, I Don’t and Kanye West, Jay-Z, and Frank Ocean declare that there is No Church [...]