Graduate student directory


Anthony, Katherine
Anthony, Katherine

Program: Ph.D. Gerontology
Home units: School of Education and Human Development and Family Studies
Email: katiea01@iastate.edu

Research interests: Technology and older adults and how that relationship impacts their mental health


Dannewitz, Hannah
Dannewitz, Hannah

Program: M.S. Gerontology
Home unit: Human Development and Family Studies & College of Business
Email: hcd@iastate.edu

Research interests: Health administration, long-term care, and elder abuse


Jasper, Angelica
Jasper, Angelica

Program: M.S./Ph.D. Gerontology
Home unit: Human Development and Family Studies
Email:amjasper@iastate.edu

Research interests: Psychosocial factors in aging, health and well-being, and family contexts


Cai Xu
Joynt, Mary

Program: Ph.D. Gerontology
Home unit: Human Development and Family Studies
Email: marys1@iastate.edu

Research interests: broad aspects of women and aging, gendered aspects of older adults, and gender and longevity


Lee, Gina
Lee, Gina

Program: M.S./Ph.D. Gerontology
Home unit: Human Development and Family Studies
Email: ginalee@iastate.edu

Research interests: Successful again, mental health and subjective health of older adults, and marital and family relationships


Lu, Peiyi
Lu, Peiyi

Program: Ph.D. Gerontology
Home unit: Political Science
Email: peiyilu@iastate.edu

Research interests: Health and well-being of older adults, quantitative methodology, social welfare policy, gerontological social work


Obhi, Hardeep
Obhi, Hardeep

Program: PhD. Gerontology
Home unit: Human Development and Family Studies
Email: hkobhi@iastate.edu

Research interests: Adult development and aging, health, well-being, and optimal aging, cognition and dementia, biopsychosocial reserves of cognitive aging, and attitudes toward older adults


Stratton, Lauren
Stratton, Lauren

Program: Ph.D. Gerontology
Home unit: Human Development and Family Studies
Email: stratton@iastate.edu

Research interests: Dementia, caregiving, and caregiving knowledge


Cai Xu
Xu, Cai

Program: Ph.D. Gerontology
Home unit: Political Science
Email: caixu@iastate.edu

Research interests: Elder abuse, health care policy


Woods, Gabrielle
Woods, Gabrielle

Program: Ph.D. Gerontology
Home unit: Kinesiology
Email: woodsgc@iastate.edu

Alumni


Steffensmeier, Chloe
Steffensmeier, Chloe

Program: M.S. Gerontology
Home unit: Human Development and Family Studies
Email: chloes@iastate.edu

Research interests: Stress, cognition, retirement, and personality


Arielle True-Funk
True-Funk, Arielle

Program: M.S. Gerontology
Home unit: Sociology
Email: truefunk@iastate.edu

Research interests: Housing insecurity