AAGE is a nonprofit organization operating under AAGE bylaws.
(If you are a current AAGE member and would like to see complete Annual Reports, Bylaws and elections information, click here)
Our current President is Jason Danely, Senior Lecturer of Anthropology and affiliate of the Centre for Medical Humanities at Oxford Brookes University. Jason holds a PhD in Anthropology from University of California San Diego and is currently conducting research on the experiences of unpaid caregivers of older family in Japan and the UK.
Our Past-President, Iveris Martinez, is Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Medicine and Society, Department of Humanities, Health, and Society and Committee Member, Educational Leadership Enhancement Program at Florida International University in Miami.
Presidents are elected every two years, and serve one year as President-Elect, two years in office, and one year as Immediate Past President. The official transfer traditionally takes place at the annual business meeting at the meeting of the American Anthropological Association or the Gerontological Society of America (November). Scroll down to see a list of all Past Presidents of AAGE.
Current AAGE leadership is illustrated in this chart:
Past Presidents of AAGE
|Christine L. Fry||1979-1981|
|J. Kevin Eckert||1985|
|Robert L. Rubinstein||1988|
|Marjorie M. Schweitzer||1990|
|Linda S. Mitteness||1991|
|Mark R. Luborsky||1992|
|Otto Von Mering (1922-2010)||1993|
|Jacob Climo (1946-2003)||1995|
|Maria Cattell||1997 & 1998|
|Madelyn (Micki) Iris||1999|
|Judith Barker||2000 & 2001|
|Gillian Ice||2002 & 2003|
|Margaret (Peggy) Perkinson||2004-2005|