Biography

Angela Vergara is a Visiting Instructor in the Department of Sociology in the University of Central Florida. Her areas of expertise include the sociology of mental health, social inequalities, and reproductive health.  Her research involves topics in race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, and minority populations.  Her current research focuses on gender differences, immigration status, culture and language, reproduction and sexuality, and its effects on Mental Health in the Hispanic/Latinx population.  Her teaching interests include research methods, sociology of mental health, and global inequalities.

Education

  • PhD Sociology, 2020 – University of Central Florida
  • M.A. Experimental Psychology, 2015 – St. John’s University
  • B.S. Psychology, 2012 – University of Central Florida

Research Interest

Research Interest

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Reproductive Health
  • Global Inequalities

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