The Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking applicants for a permanent Full-Time Lecturer Position beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. This position comes with promotion opportunities outlined in the non-tenure track promotion manual at Georgia State University.
Four Georgia State faculty members and four graduate students travelled to Williamsburg for the annual meetings of the Southern Gerontological Society (SGS) on April 15-18. James Moorhead and Meagan Jain each presented posters in the opening session of Student Posters on Wednesday evening. On Thursday, Dr. Kemp and her team started… more »
Dare to Imagine: Meaningful Aging through Creative Engagement
The Gerontology Institute had the pleasure of having Dr. Anne Basting as our distinguished speaker for the 2015 Barbara Payne Lectureship in Gerontology. Dr. Basting is a creative artist and scholar. She is able to combine her deep appreciation of the arts with her love of gerontology… more »
The Gerontology Institute’s very own Dr. Jennifer Craft Morgan co-authored the closing chapter of the newly released textbook Caring on the Clock: The Complexities and Contradictions of Paid Care Work. Her chapter focuses on “Building Meaningful Career Lattices: Direct Care Workers in Long-Term Care.” Caring on the Clock is the first book to bring together… more »
The Gerontology Institute and Sigma Phi Omega hosted a breakfast and poster making session on February 9th at 9:30am in the Gerontology Institute Conference Room prior to the Be There 4 Seniors Rally. The rally started at 11am at the new Liberty Plaza at the Georgia State Capitol.
Georgia State is uniquely positioned within… more »
On October 17, 2014, Dr. Jennifer Craft Morgan, Assistant Professor at the Gerontology Institute, was invited to be a panelist for AARP Georgia’s live panel discussion at Georgia Public Broadcasting. Other panelists included: Cheryl Matheis, AARP Sr. Principal and Counsel; Rita Izaquirre, Human Resources Director; Jackson Spalding; and Steven Wagner, Senior… more »
This study abroad program in May semester is designed to introduce population aging in global perspectives, focusing on China and the U.S. It integrates two course materials by combining issues of aging and social policies in the U.S. with those in China. The first week of the class will be held at Georgia State University… more »