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Andy Achenbaum, Fellowship Mentor

Professor of Social Work and History, University of Houston


Advisee(s): Katie Otis   

Andy Achenbaum's work focuses on the history of aging, on which he has written five books: Older Americans: Vital Communities – Toward a Bold Vision of Societal Aging; Crossing Frontiers: Gerontology Emerges as a Science; Social Security: Visions and Revisions; Shades of Gray: Old Age, American Values and Federal Policies; and Old Age in the New Land: The American Experience Since 1790. He has also co-authored a number of books, including Profiles in Gerontology: A Biographical Dictionary (with Daniel M. Albert) and Changing Perceptions of Aging and the Aged (with Dena Shenk).


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