Monica Heilman is a Ph.D. student in the Sociology program at Indiana University (IU). She received her M.A. in Sociology from Indiana University in 2020 and her B.A. in Sociology and Art from the University of Denver. Prior to arriving at IU, Monica taught English in South Korea under a Fulbright grant. Her research interests include race and ethnicity, multiracial identity, and qualitative methods. Monica’s dissertation examines how multiracial individuals identify, distinguishing between multiple dimensions of race and focusing on how (multi)racial identities are shaped by whiteness, regional context, and appearance.
Research & teaching interests
race and ethnicity; identity; social psychology; qualitative methods; arts-based research