Syracuse University Aging Studies Institute
An all-university institute that coordinates and promotes aging-related research, training, and outreach at Syracuse University
Aging populations within the United States and around the world are rapidly increasing in size, creating a unique set of challenges for policymakers and practitioners. Here at ASI, we see these challenges as opportunities, and engage in multi-disciplinary research and education to develop practical solutions. Our goal is to advance the field of aging through education and through the dissemination of new research.
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Our dynamic network of over 30 faculty affiliates from over 12 departments has made significant theoretical and empirical contributions to the field of aging. Research is based on the substantive interests of our faculty affiliates and ranges from product design to age-based public policy and later-life well-being.
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ASI provides education and training to undergraduate students through its minor in gerontology, to graduate students through courses and assistantships, and to university faculty through its seminars, conferences, and summer workshops. Through ASI’s education and training programs, students and faculty are able to broaden their networks, build their skills sets, and advance their careers.
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April 4, 2013
On Monday, April 1, 2013, ASI Faculty Affiliate Luvenia Cowart was one of five Syracuse University faculty and staff members to receive the 2013 Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence at a campus ceremony and reception in their honor. As a professor …
March 29, 2013
On March 26, 2013, ASI Faculty Associate Professor Alejandro Garcia received the 2013 Mary and Lou Rubenstein Social Justice Award for his significant contributions to the field of social work through teaching, research, policy advocacy, and service. Professor Garcia is …
February 25, 2013
Eric Kingson presented “The Changed Politics of Social Security” at the Florida State University Claude Pepper Center on February 21. He also authored (with Nancy Altman) an op ed that appeared in the Feb 19th edition of USA Today. Click …
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