Wisconsin
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.

University of Wisconsin (Institute on Aging)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Developmental

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Development from Adolescence to Old Age, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Lifespan Development, Adult Development and Aging, Adult Cognitive Development, Developmental Processes Across the Lifespan

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

The following individuals offer research assistantships in psychological aspects of aging: 

  • Robert Hauser 
    Telephone: (608) 262-2182

  • Carol Ryff 
    Telephone: (608) 262-1818 

  • Nadine Marks

  • Marsha Seltzer 
    Telephone: (608) 263-5760

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

Practicum and Internship Placements: No internship is required
 
Contact:
Kay Smith 
2245 MSC
1300 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
Telephone: (608) 262-1818 
Website

University of Wisconsin  (Department of Child and Family Studies)

Psychology Specializations Integrated with AD&A: Human Development over the Lifespan

Courses and Specialized Seminars Offered: Development from Adolescence to Old Age, Logical Thought Development from Childhood to Maturity and Aging Years, Aging and the Family, Parent-Child Relations Across the Life Course, Family Life Course, Interdisciplinary Life Span Human Development

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

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

Contact Person(s): Each faculty member in the department

Other Relevant Information and Comments: This is a research and theory-based program; there is no clinical therapy component.

Contact:
William Aquilino, Chair 
Child and Family Studies
1305 Linden Drive
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706
Telephone: (608) 263-2381