Gloria D. Eldridge

Assistant Professor
Office: SSB 303G      
Phone: (907) 786-1623


Ph.D., University of Manitoba, 1991   

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Intervention Skills across Cultures and Contexts
  • Biological and Pharmacological Bases of Behavior

Professional and Departmental Service

  • UAA Clinical Training Committee, Master’s Program
  • Alaska Trainer for Project HOPE, APA HIV Office for Psychology Education
  • State of Alaska HIV Prevention Planning Group, Scientific Member

Research Interests

  • Ethics of HIV/AIDS research with correctional populations
  • Correctional systems and HIV/AIDS
  • Tobacco dependence and drug/alcohol dependence


Kacanek, D., Eldridge, G., Nealey-Moore, J., MacGowan, R., Binson, D., Flanigan, T., Fitzgerald, C., Sosman, J., & The Project START Study Group (in press). HIV testing among young men with a history of incarceration. American Journal of Public Health.

Morrow, K.M., Eldridge, G.D., Nealey-Moore, J., Grinstead, O., & the Project START Study Group (2007). HIV, STD, and hepatitis risk in the week following release from prison: An event level analysis. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 13, 27-38.

Cropsey, K.L., Eldridge, G.D., Weaver, M.F., Villalobos, G.C., & Stitzer, M.L. (2006). Expired carbon monoxide levels in self-reported smokers and non-smokers in prison. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 8, 653-659.

Buck, J.M., Morrow, K..M., Margolis, A., Eldridge, G., Sosman, J., MacGowan, R., Binson, D., Kacanek, D., Flanigan, T.P., & the Project START Study Group (2006). Hepatitis B vaccination in prison: The perspectives of formerly incarcerated men. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 12, 12-23.

Wolitski, R., and the Project START Study Group (2006). Relative efficacy of a multi- session intervention on the sexual risk of young men released from prisons in four US states. American Journal of Public Health, 96, 1854-1861.

MacGowan, R.L., Eldridge, G.D., et al., & the Project START Study Group (2006). HIV counseling and testing of young men in prison. Journal of Correctional Health Care, 12, 1-11.

Sosman, J.M., MacGowan, R.J., Margolis, A.D., Eldridge, G, Flanigan, T., Vardaman, J,. Fitzgerald, C., Kacanek, D., Binson, D., Seal, D.W., and the Project START Study Group. (2006). The feasibility of STD and hepatitis screening among 18-29 year old men recently released from prison. International Journal of STD & AIDS; 16: 117-122.

Seal, D., Belcher, L., Morrow, K., Eldridge, G., Binson, D., Kacanek, D., Margolis, A., McAuliffe, T., Simms, R. & The Project START Study Group (2004). A qualitative study of substance use and sexual behavior among 18- to 29- year old men while incarcerated in the United States. Health Education and Behavior, 31, 775-789.

Cropsey, K.L., & Eldridge, G.D. (2004). The results of a smoking survey among female prisoners: An ignored public health epidemic. Addictive Behaviors, 29, 425-431.