Elizabeth Culatta

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Culatta

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

Department of Institute for Public and Preventive Health


My research program concentrates on how identity processes affect health, especially during the transition to adulthood.

  • AH N219


  • Ph.D., Sociology University of Georgia, 2018

  • MA, Sociology University of Georgia, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HONR 3900H

    Honors: Breaking Boundaries
  • SOCI 1101

    Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 4317

    Sociology of Health Care
  • SOCI 3317

    Sociology of Health and Illnes

Teaching Interests

Sociology of Health and Illness Sociology of Health Care Introduction to Sociology Gender and Work Social Psychology Sociological Theory


Selected Recent Publications

  • Individual Vulnerability and Organizational Context as Risks for Sexual Harassment among Female Graduate Students. , 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sexual Revictimization: A Routine Activity Theory Explanation., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Gender and Organizational Justice Preferences., 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Romantic Relationships and Health among African American Young Adults Linking Patterns of Relationship Quality over Time to Changes in Physical and Mental Health., 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Social Determinants of Health Mental Health and Social Stress Sexual Victimization Identity Processes in Transition to Adulthood

College Service

  • Curriculum Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member