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Faculty Scholar Ellen Granberg, Ph.D. at  Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Ellen Granberg, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Associate Professor of Sociology
College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Contact: 864-656-3812 or granber@clemson.edu  


Who is Dr. Granberg?

Ellen Granberg is an associate professor and chair in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Her areas of scholarly interest include the social, self and identity impacts of sustained weight loss; body image and self-esteem among African-American girls; and the impact of racial discrimination on physical and mental health.

For more information, see her College Profile.

How Dr. Granberg’s research is transforming health care

Ellen has experience researching social and emotional factors that influence weight loss maintenance success. She has studied participation in weight loss organizations and is interested in expanding her focus to include clinical populations. She is also interested in research that could result in patient education or intervention programs designed to improve weight loss maintenance success.

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Health Research Expertise Keywords

Sociology, Obesity, Weight Loss, Mental Health, Discrimination, Social Status, Aging, Older Adults