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Human Behaviors, Cultures, Languages, and Literatures

Social Gerontology


Graduate Program

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Work in research/academia policy & services

The doctoral program encourages you to integrate knowledge and research methods from a range of behavioral and social sciences. Our program builds scholars and educators who can meet the challenges, demands, and opportunities presented by global aging. As a graduate, you will be prepared to teach and conduct research in institutions of higher education, and hold positions in policy or service organizations.

Contact Info

Jennifer M. Kinney

Professor of Sociology & Gerontology

Upham Hall, 380

Oxford, OH 45056

513 529 2915

Curriculum and Courses

  • GSC 601 College Teaching Enhancement
  • GTY 609 Qualitative Research Methods
  • GTY 702 Knowledge Construction and Advanced Theory
  • GTY 705 Oral and Written Communication in Gerontology
  • GTY 708 Quantitative Methods and Statistics
  • GTY 718 Statistical Modeling in Gerontology
  • GTY 745 Sociology of Aging 

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