Elizabeth Culatta

Assistant Professor

Elizabeth Culatta

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

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


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

  • AH-219


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

  • MA, Sociology University of Georgia, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • SOCI 1101

    Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 3317

    Sociology of Health and Illnes
  • SOCI 3950

    Selected Topics: Sociology of Health Care

Teaching Interests

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

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

Professional Service

  • Sociology of Emotions Recent Contributions Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Reviewer for Social Science Research 2019 - 2019

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Augusta Canal National Heritage Area-Shift # 2 2018