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 Connecticut (Department of Human Development and Family Studies)
Specializations Integrated with AD & A: Personality and Social Interaction
Number of Faculty in AD & A: 4 Full Time, 1 Part Time
Availability of Assistantships in AD&A: 10 and 20 hour teaching and research assistantships; various sources. Research Fellowship in Gerontology
Other Comments: The program in Adult Development and Aging/Gerontology is part of a multi-disciplinary lifespan graduate program. It includes both MA and PhD programs with concentration in Adult Development and Aging. Also available are a graduate certificate in gerontology, graduate research fellowship in gerontology, a center on aging, colloquia, monthly brown-bag series.
Dr. Thomas Blank
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
348 Mansfield Road, Unit 1058
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1058 USA
Telephone: (860) 486-3819
Fax: (860) 486-3452
Updated February 2014