Barbara Payne Lectureship

Barbara Payne-StancilThe Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship was established in 1990 in honor of Dr. Barbara Payne-Stancil (pictured right), founding director of the Gerontology Center (now the Gerontology Institute) at Georgia State University. The lectureship is a tribute to Dr. Payne-Stancil’s distinguished career and contributions to the field of Gerontology. Inaugurated in 1993, the lectureship annually continues to bring to the Georgia State campus a distinguished individual from the field of Gerontology. It is funded through the generous contributions of faculty, students, alumni and friends of Georgia State.

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Recent Payne Lectures

2018 Dr. Baker

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2017 Bern Nadette Stanis

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2016 Dr. Rowles

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2015 Dr. Basting

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2014 Dr. Connidis

2014 Payne Lectureship
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2013 Dr. Rosofsky

2013 Payne Lectureship
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2012 Congressman Lewis

2012 Payne Lectureship
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Past Payne Lectures

  • 2018: Tamara Baker, Ph.D., If we are all created equally, then why am I treated differently? Conceptualizing diversity, disparities, and health determinants collectively.
  • 2017: Bern Nadette Stanis, Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey
  • 2016: Graham Rowles, Ph.D., Being at Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place
  • 2015: Anne Basting, Ph.D., Dare to Imagins: Meaningful Aging Through Creative Engagement
  • 2014: Ingrid Connidis, Ph.D., Part of the Family: The Long-term Ties of Gay and Lesbian Adults
  • 2013: Ira Rosofsky, Ph.D., Nasty, Brutish, and Long: Adventures in Eldercare
  • 2012: Congressman John Lewis, Issues of Policy and Aging
  • 2011: Frank J. Whittington, Ph.D., From Havana to Atlanta: Cuban Aging in a Global Perspective
  • 2008: Robert Butler, M.D., The Longevity Revolution
  • 2006: Former Governor Roy Barnes, A Lawyer’s Retirement Transition: From Governor to Legal Aid Volunteer
  • 2004: Jon Pynoos, Ph.D., Aging in Place: Obstacles, Options, and Opportunities
  • 2003: Gene Cohen, M.D., Ph.D., A New Theory of Human Development in the Second Half of Life
  • 2001: Stephen Sapp, Ph.D.,To Learn, To Teach, To Care: Gerontology As It Should Be Practiced
  • 2000: May L. Wykle, Ph.D., The Health Care of Minority Elders
  • 1999: Robert C. Atchley, Ph.D., Religion, Spirituality, and Aging as a Frontier in Gerontology
  • 1998: James E. Birren, Ph.D., Explorations of the Inside of Life: Uses of Autobiography
  • 1997: Carroll L. Estes, Ph.D., The Long-Term Care and Medicaid Crisis: When the Generations Meet
  • 1995: W. Andrew Achenbaun, Ph.D., The Wisdom of Job from a Gerontologic Perspective
  • 1994: Betty Fridan, From the Feminine Mystique to the Fountain of Age
  • 1993: Charles F. Longino Jr., Ph.D., How Concerned Should We Be About the Impact of Population Aging in the United States?

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