Marta Elliott, Ph.D.

Professor, Sociology
Marta Elliott


Professor Elliott specializes in teaching and studying the social determinants of health and well-being.

Research interests

  • Sociology of mental health and illness
  • Health disparities
  • Prejudice, discrimination, stigma and well-being
  • Religion, spirituality, and well-being
  • Survey Research Design and Analysis
  • In-Depth Interview Design and Analysis

Courses taught

  • Sociology 737: Survey Research Methods
  • Sociology 458/658: Sociology of Mental Health
  • Sociology 457/657: Society and Health
  • Sociology 101: Principles of Sociology

Recent publications

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. students


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, 1995
  • M.A., Sociology, Ohio State University, 1990
  • B.A., Sociology, Ohio State University, 1988