Texas
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.

Baylor University (Psychology Department)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Lifespan Development

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 1 Full Time, 0 Part Time

Practicum and Internship Placements: Mental health agencies and APA approved internships

Contact:
Gary Elkins, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Psychology
Baylor University
Box 97334
Waco, TX 76798
Website

Updated February 2014

Rice University (Department of Psychology)

Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Industrial and Organizational, Cognitive

Website

Updated February 2014

Texas Southwestern University Medical Center at Dallas

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Lifespan Development; Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 3 Full Time, 4 Part Time

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

Contact:
Betsy D. Kennard, PsyD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75235-8898

Practicum and Internship Placements: Alzheimer’s Disease Center, UT Southwestern Neuropsychology Service, Parkland Memorial Hospital

Contact:
Erkia Eeds
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75235-9044
Telephone: (214) 648-5277

Updated February 2014

University of Texas at Austin (College of Natural Sciences OR College of Liberal Arts, Department of Human Development and Family Sciences OR Department of Psychology)

Number of Faculty in AD&A area: 15 Full-time, 0 part-time

Number of Faculty affiliated to APA Division 20: 7 APA Division 20 Members, 2 APA Division 20 Fellows

Courses and Specialized Seminar in AD&A for Graduate Students: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Adult Development, Social Relationships Across Adulthood

Availability of Graduate Assistantships in AD&A: Graduate students in HDFS and Psychology typically receive funding for 4 or more years of doctoral studies through TA or RAships. Contact: Karen Fingerman.

Availability of Undergraduate Research opportunities in AD&A: A variety of faculty offer opportunities for research in adult development either in cognitive aspects of development or social ties and families.

Contact:
Karen Fingerman
Human Development and Family Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
108 E Dean Keeton St, Stop A2702
Austin, TX 78712-1248
Telephone: (512) 471-0618
Email
Website

Updated February 2014

Texas A & M University (Department of Psychology)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Clinical

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Psychopathology, Adult Assessment, Assessment of Neurobehavioral Syndromes

Number of Faculty in AD&A: 1 Full Time, 0 Part Time

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

Practicum and Internship Placements: Private medical hospitals, VAMC hospitals, Long-term care facilities

Contact:
Margaret Norris, PhD
Psychology Department
Texas A & M University
College Station, TX 77843-4235
Telephone: (409) 845-2507
Website