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Elena Fox, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Crime, Law, and Justice

Dr. Fox is new to Hiram College. She is teaching several courses in sociology, as well as helping create and implement the new curriculum for the Criminal Justice program.


  • Ph.D., Sociology, Kent State University, 2019
  • M.A., Sociology, Kent State University, 2016
  • B.A., Justice Studies, Kent State University, 2013

Research Interests

  • Social Psychology, Mental Health and Illness, Stigma and Stigma-Resistance, Identity/Self (Identity Theory and Symbolic Interactionism), and Criminal Justice.

Fun Facts

  • Dr. Fox currently has three cats running around her house (she likes to take in strays). She enjoys watching football and baseball. She is an avid Green Bay Packers and Cleveland Indians fan. Additionally, she loves to play softball, frisbee, and go swimming.