Dr. Weller joined the Department of Sociology in August 2012 after receiving her Ph.D. in Sociology from Arizona State University with a specialization in Medical Sociology and Statistics. She received her M.A. from the University of Colorado Denver and her B.A. from the University of Minnesota. Her dissertation looked at three contributing factors to health-seeking behaviors for women experiencing infertility which included social determinants, biological determinants, and contextual effects. Dr. Weller is the faculty representative for the Sociology Student Club, and in 2016 she took on the role of Coordinator for the Department of Sociology.