Category Archives: Gerontology

Meet A Librarian: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Who is Mandy?  Mandy is the librarian for Sociology and Data Services as well as the Team Leader for Research Data Services on the Atlanta campus. She was born and raised in Monon, Indiana. Before coming to GSU, she lived in Iowa, … Continue reading

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Gerontology Lecture: “Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey”

The GSU Gerontology Institute is hosting its annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm at Centennial Hall: “Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey,” by Bern Nadette Stanis, best known as Thelma Evans from the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Searching by Variable in ICPSR

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Looking for a data to analyze that contains a specific question asked in a survey, aka a specific “variable”? Check out this webinar, “What’s in There? Searching by Variable at ICPSR,” on Tuesday, June 14 at Noon – register here! … Continue reading

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Lecture: “Being At Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place”

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This Thursday, March 10, at 6:00pm in the Rialto Center for Arts, Dr. Graham D. Rowles will be giving the annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology talk, “Being At Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place.” A reception will … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Caregiving and Care Sharing

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Social Work Professor Nancy Kropf and next Dean of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, has co-authored a new book, Caregiving and Care Sharing: A Life Course Perspective with Dr. Roberta Green, Emerita Faculty from the … Continue reading

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Got social-science data that you need to make public?

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Learn more about openICPSR, a truly free-to-anyone, open-access data repository that meets federal and/or journal requirements for open access to digital research data! Register here for a 60-minute webinar –  Tuesday, February 10, at Noon – that will include: An … Continue reading

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Social Work Professor co-edits new journal

Dr. Deborah Whitley, associate professor of social work, is co-editor of the new online peer-reviewed journal, GrandFamilies: The Contemporary Journal of Research, Practice and Policy. The journal is dedicated to topics related to grandparents raising grandchildren. Dr. Whitley has written … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Gerontology Professor Morgan

GSU Gerontology Professor Jennifer Craft Morgan

Meet Professor Jennifer Craft Morgan, who joined the GSU Gerontology Institute in 2012. According to her departmental profile, Dr. Morgan’s “research focuses on jobs and careers, attempting to understand how policy, population, workplace and individual level factors shape how work … Continue reading

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Recent Research by Gerontology Professor Mingo

GSU Gerontology Professor Chivon Mingo

Meet Professor Chivon Mingo, who joined the GSU Gerontology Institute in 2012. According to her departmental profile, Dr. Mingo’s current research “has concentrated on identifying reasons for arthritis health disparities and ways to address those health disparities through community-based healthcare interventions” … Continue reading

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“If there’s any conflict over the inheritance, I’ll come back and haunt you.”*

GSU Gerontology Prof. Candace Kemp

Anyone who has experienced (or anticipates) the family feuding that often ensues over inheritance will find Georgia State University Gerontology Institute Professor Candace Kemp’s recent publication of interest: de Witt, L., Campbell, L., Ploeg, J., Kemp, C., & Rosenthal, C. (2013). … Continue reading

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