Elizabeth Weltman

Office: KTCH 263

Office Hours: W 9:00 AM -11:00 AM and by appointment

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Elizabeth Weltman is a first-year Ph.D student in Sociology at University of Colorado Boulder. She recently graduated from Louisiana State University (LSU) with a B.A. in Sociology. Her research interests broadly include crime, interpersonal violence, and gender. Ongoing research projects involve gang desistance and masculinity, norms of aggression and respect among gang-affiliated women, college students’ fear of mass shootings on campus and associated media consumption, students’ attitudes towards campus gun policy, and blame attribution for sexual aggression in bars and clubs. She uses both qualitative and quantitative methods. Currently, she serves as a Teaching Assistant for SOCY 2044: Crime and Society and a project manager for Dr. David Pyrooz’s gang desistance research in Denver.