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Lauren Etheredge

Research associate in sociology, Mississippi State University

Lauren Etheredge is a Research Associate at Mississippi State University’s Social Science Research Center. She received her B.A. in Sociology and her B.S. in Psychology from Mississippi State University in December of 2023. Her primary research interests include social determinants of physical and mental health, LGBTQ+ health and life outcomes, racial disparities in health and life outcomes, ADHD and Autism assessment and diagnosis, and impacts of AI and social media use. Her undergraduate honors thesis examined barriers to mental healthcare among college students through an intersectional lens. She is currently a sociology master's student, and she expects to pursue her PhD in sociology as well.


  • 2023–2024
    Research associate, Mississippi State University