Annie McGhee

Annie Katherine McGhee

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Annie McGhee, MA is a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Cincinnati.  She received her certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies and is working toward a certificate in Film & Media Studies at U.C.. Her broad research interests include medicine, gender and sexualities, media, and education.

A native of Cincinnati, OH, Annie received her B.S. in Mathematics from Xavier University in 2019.   

Her thesis focused on how those who identify as LGBTQ understand their sex education experiences in private, religiously affiliated high schools.

She currently works for Ohio Policy Evaluation Network on the Patient Experience Survey Study, which focuses on patients’ experiences in seeking abortions in Ohio and surrounding states. Other current projects focus on representations of gender in early cinema and in contempirary country music.  


B.S.: Xavier University Cincinnati, OH, 2019 (Mathematics)

Graduate Certificate: University of Cincinnati 2021 (Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies)

M.A.: University of Cincinnati 2022 (Sociology)

Research and Practice Interests

Gender and Sexualities Studies
Popular Culture and Media


Positions and Work Experience

2019 -2020 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2021 -2021 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2022 -To Present Graduate Research Assistant, Graduate Research Assistant for Ohio Policy Evaluation (OPEN). She is the project manager for the Patient Experience Survey Study, which focuses on patients’ experiences in seeking abortions in Ohio and surrounding states., University of Cincinnati,


Other Publications

Annie McGhee (2022. ) Review of Noncustodial Mothers, Gendered Institutions, and Social Change, by Jackie Krasas .29 (4 ) ,1219 --1222 Gender, Work, & Organization



Danielle Bessett, Ayesha Casie-Chetty, Annie McGhee (10-16-2020). Understanding Abortion Embodiment: Reflections on Collaboration .UC.

Stephanie House-Niamke, Gabriel Lotarski, Beth McCune, Annie McGhee, Kearabetswe Mokoene, Kristin Newvine (11-17-2021). The Student Sociologist’s Guide to Conferences . North Central Sociological Association Fall Session,

Stephanie House-Niamke, Gabriel Lotarski, Beth McCune, Annie McGhee, Kearabetswe Mokoene, Kristin Newvine (2022). Students! How to Finish Your Dissertation or Thesis in Two Semesters or Less . North Central Sociological Association, Indianapolis, IN.

Paper Presentations

Annie McGhee (06-02-2021. ) Queering Motherhood: A Simple Favor .Conference.

Annie McGhee (2022. ) Caught on Camera: CCTV, Surveillance, and Police Identity .Conference.

Annie McGhee (2022. ) Echo Curricula: LGBTQ People's Reflective Accounts of Sex Education in Christian and Catholic High Schools .Indianapolis, IN. Conference.

Danielle Bessett, Ayesha Casie Chetty, Annie McGhee, Kathryn LaRoche, Angel Foster (2021. ) Out of Body: Abortion Embodiment Experiences .Conference.

Honors and Awards

2020 -2021 Niehoff Center for Film & Media Studies Grant Recipient

2021 -2021 Taft Graduate Summer Fellowship Taft Research Center Status:Recipient Type:Fellowship

2020 -2021 Taft Graduate Enrichment Award Taft Research Center Status:Recipient Type:Grant

2021 -2021 Graduate Student Research Support Award Kunz Center for Social Research Status:Recipient


North Central Sociological Association (Student Section Committee ) Committee Member Type:Service to Professional Associations 2021 -To Present

Sociology Department (Lyceum ) Treasurer-Elect Type:Departmental Service Level:Department 2021 -2022

Sociology Department (Lyceum ) Vice President Type:Departmental Service 2022 -To Present

Professional Affiliation

Popular Culture Association

American Sociological Association

Society for the Study of Social Problems

North Central Sociological Association