Anastacia Schulhoff, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

  • Gerontology
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Inequaliities
  • Sociology of Adult Development & Aging
  • Culture and Identity

Research Interests

  • Gerontology/Aging Studies                            
  • Narrative Identity
  • Qualitative Methods                                       
  • Culture and Society
  • Ethnography/Digital Ethnography                 
  • Social Inequalities                  
  • Race & Ethnicity                                         
  • Native Americans/Indigenous Peoples   

Personal Website                

Recent Publications

Teti, Michelle, Schulhoff, Anatacia, Koegler, Erica, Saffran, Lise and Bauerband, Loren 2018. “Exploring the use of Photo-stories and Fiction Writing to Address HIV Stigma among Health Professions Students." Qualitative Health Research, OnlineFirst August 10, 2018

Schulhoff, Anastacia 2015. “More than Native American Narratives: Temporal Shifting and Authentic Identities.” Narrative Inquiry 25(1): 166-183.

Schulhoff, Anastacia M. 2008. “Wired Truth: The Symbolic Interaction Exchange of Socially Constructed Realities.” International Journal of Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Approach 2:184.

Works in Progress

Teti, Michelle and Schulhoff, Anastacia 2018. “Art for Health: Using Photo-Stories and Fiction Writing to Decrease HIV Stigma” (submitted to American Journal of Public Health, under review). 

Schulhoff, Anastacia and Teti, Michelle. “Photovoice and Fiction Writing as Pedagogical Approaches when Teaching Health Science Majors” (Submitted to Teaching Sociology).

Schulhoff, Anastacia. “Grandparents Legitimizing "The Native American" Identity: Identity Narratives of Belonging” (under preparation for submission to the Sociology of Race and Ethnicity Journal)

Schulhoff, Anastacia. 2018. “Bring Our Elders Home to “Heal” the Reservations Ills: Narratives of Native American Elder Identities in Tribal Nursing Homes” (under preparation for submission to the Journal of Aging Studies).

Schulhoff, Anastacia 2018. "Social Problems Warriors: Native American Elder Identities on Tribal Nursing Homes Websites and Facebook Pages" (under preparation for the Journal of Humanity and Society).

Schulhoff, Anastacia 2018. "Family as a Discursive Anchor in Tribal Nursing Homes" (under preparation for the Journal of Aging Studies).


Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6897

Office address
223B Chapell Wilson Hall


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