Author: Aaron Seaman

Member News, May 2019

Kudos! Joy Ciofi (Georgia State University) recently completed her PhD from the University of Connecticut. Her dissertation, entitled “Aging and Identity in the Landscape of the Mega-Casino,” focused on older adults, retirement, and casino use in the Northeast US. Drawing on two years of ethnographic research, she argues that argue that “the overwhelming majority of […]

Member News, October 2018

Grant Successes Casey Golomski (University of New Hampshire) received a $9000 University of New Hampshire Research Affinity Group grant with colleagues in Social Work, Recreation Management, and Occupational Therapy, and the Center for Aging and Community Living to study social and health service utilization among low-income elders living in subsidized housing in northern New England. […]

Member News, April 2018

Sherri Briller, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Purdue University and former AAGE President (2009-2010), recently was elected the new President of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) and, earlier this month, she stepped into that new role. When asked about her thoughts on the potential for collaboration and relationships between AAGE and SfAA, she responded:

Member News, November 2017

Last time, Member News was posted shortly before the IAGG/GSA meeting in July. And now, our newest round-up arrives just in time for the American Anthropological Association’s annual meeting. Without further ado…

Member News, Summer 2017

As of January 2017, Iveris Martinez began serving on the Board Chair for the Alliance for Aging, Inc., the area agency for aging for Miami-Dade and Monroe counties in Florida. The agency provides a wide range of services, valued in excess of $35 million, to older people through a network of local agencies. Some of […]

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