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Dr. Kristi Hoffman


Department: Sociology and Public Health
Office: 201 Trout Hall




  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, University of Virginia
  • M.S., Ph.D. in Sociology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Research & Teaching Interests

 Research interests: Interfaith Marriages and Families, College Students Who Don't Drink, Intimate Relationships; Hooking up.

 Teaching interests: Marriage and Family in the 21st Century; Intimate, Marital and Family Relationships; Criminology; Education and Society; Introduction to Sociology; Seminar; Understanding Poverty through Service.

Recent Publications

2021. “Students Attitudes Towards Interfaith Relationships: The Impact of Parents, Religiosity, and Christian Privilege”, with Stephanie Zemba and Meeta Mehrotra. Journal of College and Character, 22 (1):31-45.

2016. “Hooking Up and Dating are Two Sides of the Same Coin,” with Tracy L. Luff and Marit Berntson. Contexts: Understanding People in their Social Worlds, 1: 76-77.

2014. “The Impact of Peers and Perceptions on Hooking Up,” with Marit Berntson and Tracy L. Luff. College Student Affairs Journal, 32 (1): 129-140.

2014. "College as Context: Influences on Interpersonal Sexual Scripts," with Marit Berntson and Tracy L. Luff. Sexuality & Culture. 18 (1): 149-165 (online May 2013).