Amber Urban

Amber Urban
Ph.D. Student
Mailing address: 
Department of Sociology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5257 USA
  • M.S., Ball State University
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University

Amber Urban is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at Western Michigan University.

Courses Taught:

  • Principles of Sociology (SOC 2000)

 Areas of Study:

  • Medical Sociology
  • Gender and Feminism
  • Research Methods
  • Family
  • Gerontology

 Research Interests:

  • Reproductive Health
  • Menstrual Stigma
  • Infertility
  • Contraception and Family Planning
  • Abortion


  • Urban, A. & Holtzman, M. (2023). Menstrual stigma and Twitter. Sociological Focus.
  • Tierney, K. & Urban, A. (2022). ‘It’s just weird’: Ethical concerns about infertility treatments among highly-educated black and white women. Human Fertility.