Oklahoma
Graduate studies in the psychology of adult development and aging

Following are data on academic programs in the state that provide a specialization in adult development and aging. Data include titles of courses and seminars offered number of faculty with a specialization in adult development and aging, psychology specializations integrated with the study of adult development and aging, administrative organization of the program, availability of assistantships and traineeships in the program, practicum and internship placement opportunities and web addresses and contact persons for the program.

Oklahoma State University (Gerontology Program — Department of Human Development and Family Science)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Adult Development and Aging

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Research Perspectives in Gerontology, Theories of Aging, Adult Development and Aging, Aging and Families, Aging Network Seminar

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 4 Full Time, 0 Part Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Opportunities exist dependent on individual PI funded research.

Contact:
Dr.  Alex J. Bishop
Gerontology Program
233 Human  Sciences
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078
Telephone: (405) 744-3989
Fax: (405) 744-6344
Website

Updated February 2014

Oklahoma State University (Department of Psychology)

Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Cognitive Psychology Track, Comparative-Neurobiology Psychology Track, Developmental Psychology Track, Social-Personality Psychology Track

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: The following courses are offered in the psychology department: Lifespan Cognitive Development, Lifespan Social/Personality Development, Longitudinal Analysis in Psychology. The following courses are offered on campus through the Gerontology program and count towards your degree plan: Research Perspectives in Gerontology, Attachment in Later Life, Theories of Aging, Aging in the Family, Aging in the Medical Context

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 2 Full Time, 0 Part Time

Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research

Availability of Postdoctoral Opportunities in AD&A: Dependent on individual PI funded research

Other Relevant Information and Comments: Our program has recently changed from a focus on lifespan developmental psychology to a track system. The tracks reflect the research of our current faculty. We have four tracks: 1) Cognitive Psychology Track, 2) Comparative-Neurobiology Psychology Track, 3) Developmental Psychology Track, and 4) Social-Personality Psychology Track. Each track has a core group of psychology faculty members and a group of affiliated faculty selected from throughout the university.

Contacts:
Dr. Charles I. Abramson
Department of Psychology
Oklahoma State University
116 N. Murray
Stillwater, OK 74078
Telephone: (405) 744-6027
Fax: (405) 744-8067
Email
Website

Updated February 2014