In the News

Ken Ferraro Ken Ferraro was highlighted in Purdue Today (February 19, 2019) as an example of Purdue’s commitment to older adults in Purdue’s proposal for membership. The center involves faculty from more than 20 departments and is dedicated to aging-related research and education.

Professor Brian MacCraith of Dublin City University said Purdue was selected as a member of the Age-Friendly University Global Network because of its commitment to aging, which was reflected in “the breadth of activities and interdisciplinary research”. See Purdue joins the Age-Friendly University Global Network.

Parentland graphic Jill Suitor was featured in the BBS series “Parentland,” which focuses on parenting around the world on March 27, 2019. Dr. Suitor was highlighted in an episode on Sibling Rivalry for which she was asked to discuss her findings from the “Within-Family Differences Study” regarding the role of parental favoritism and disfavoritism in sibling rivalry in adulthood.

Dan Winchester with Dan Olson

Dan Winchester recently released a podcast interview with Dan Olson concerning Olson’s Presidential Address to the Association for the Sociology of Religion published in Sociology of Religion. As Associate Editor for the journal, Winchester regularly creates podcast interviews with selected authors of articles appearing in the journal. The interview with Olson is at:

Christie Sennott was featured in an article for CLA’s THINK magazine, “Sociologist’s research assesses public health conditions in South America.” Christie Sennott