Heather Sue (she/her) is a Doctoral Candidate in sociology. Her work lies at the intersection of medicine, disability, and conflict. She aims to investigate the mechanisms linking medical power with the reproduction of structural inequality. Her current research highlights the importance of partisan third-party behavior in conflict. She investigates their contribution to the reinforcement of medical authority over deviant behavior, deviant appearance, and functional limitation using online social media interactions.
Heather Sue teaches courses in Sociological Theory, Medical Sociology, Social Problems, Deviance and Social Control, and Sociology of Drug and Alcohol Use. She has previously worked as a teaching assistant for the Franklin College Writing Intensive Program at the University of Georgia.
- M.A. Sociology, University of Georgia, 2018
- B.A. Sociology, Cum Laude, Auburn University, 2015
Awards, Honors, and Recognition
B.O. Williams Award for Outstanding M.A. Thesis, University of Georgia (2019)