Elizabeth Adetiba

Elizabeth Adetiba

Research Interests


Elizabeth is Ph.D. student and Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. She is an alum of the University of Chicago, where she graduated with honors. Her research is concentrated at the intersection of sexual violence, race and marginalization, and the role of the state—with an interest in historical and qualitative methods. 

Prior to Columbia, Elizabeth was a Fulbright U.S. Grantee in New Zealand, where she conducted research on the use of alternative justice processes as responses to adjudicating incidents sexual violence. Formerly a journalist, her writing has been featured in The Nation, Slate, In These Times, SB Nation, HuffPost, The Black Youth Project, and Splinter. 


B.A., Political Science (with Honors), University of Chicago, 2017