Eliza Pavalko

Eliza Pavalko

Allen D. and Polly S. Grimshaw Professor, Sociology

Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Florida State University, 1987
  • M.S., Sociology, Florida State University, 1984
  • B.S., Sociology, Guliford College, 1981

Selected publications

Pavalko, Eliza K. 2011. "Caregiving and the Life Course: Connecting the Personal and the Public" In Handbook of the Sociology of Aging, Rick Settersten and Jacqui Angel, editors. Springer.

Pavalko, Eliza K. and Andrea Willson. 2010. "Life Course Perspectives on Health, Illness and Healing." In Handbook of the Sociology of Health, Illness and Healing, edited by Bernice Pescosolido, Jack Martin, Jane McLeod, and Anne Rogers. Springer.

Kleiner, Sibyl and Eliza K. Pavalko 2010. Clocking In: "The Organization of Work Time and Health in the United States." Social Forces 88(3): 1463-1486.

Eliza K. Pavalko, Fang Gong and J. Scott Long. 2007. "Womens Work, Cohort Change and Health." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 48: 352-368.

Gee, Gilbert C., Eliza K. Pavalko, and J. Scott Long. 2007. "Age, Cohort and Perceived Age Discrimination: Using the Life Course to Assess Self-reported Age Discrimination." Social Forces 86:265-290.

Pavalko, Eliza K. and Kathryn A. Henderson. 2006. "Combining Care Work and Paid Work: Do Workplace Policies Make a Difference?" Research on Aging 28(3): 359-374.