Author: Aaron Seaman

Welcome to the new Co-Editors of Anthropology & Aging!

Along with our new Student Liaison, Brooke Jespersen (see the announcement), we are very excited to welcome Amy Clotworthy and Tannistha Samanta, the new Co-Editors of the AAGE journal, Anthropology & Aging!! Amy and Tannistha accepted the position in December 2020 and since have been working to smoothly transition into their roles. Amy Clotworthy holds […]

Welcome to Brooke Jespersen, AAGE’s New Student Liaison!

We are excited to welcome Brooke Jespersen as AAGE’s next Student Liaison! Brooke is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University, specializing in the study of aging and migration. Her dissertation research examines how im/mobility regimes—or power structures enabling, promoting, and restricting migration—relate to older Puerto Rican adults’ conceptualizations, […]

Member News, March 2021

AAGE members have a lot to celebrate as we settle into 2021! Alexandra Brandt Ryborg Jønsson was recently promoted to Assistant Professor at the University of Copenhagen. As Dr. Jønsson writes: Leaving a since-childhood acting career on screen, I changed path and graduated with a masters in anthropology in 2011. Two kids and a project […]

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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