Syracuse University Aging Studies Institute
An all-university institute that coordinates and promotes aging-related research, training, and outreach at Syracuse University
ASI is a collaborative initiative of the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs and the David B. Falk School of Sport and Human Dynamics. Its mission is to coordinate and promote aging-related research, training, and outreach at Syracuse University. With 40 faculty affiliates from more than a dozen departments, ASI provides multi-disciplinary research and education that is relevant to almost every academic discipline on campus.
ASI is home to the Center for Aging Policy Studies (CAPS). The ASI initiative promotes, supports, and disseminates interdisciplinary and policy-relevant research centered in the demography and economics of aging. Click
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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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September 5, 2014
In June 2014, Douglas Wolf discussed disability and long-term care policy in the U.S. with Marlene Lee, Population Reference Bureau’s (PRB) program director for Academic Research and Relations. View the video here.
September 4, 2014
Congratulations to Madonna Harrington Meyer, who has been chosen by the Gerontological Society of America to receive the 2014 Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award for her book “Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs.” Please see the press release for …
May 5, 2014
Sponsored by the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center, the annual Syracuse Seminar on Aging featured neurobiology of aging researcher Dr. Mark Mattson as the keynote speaker. A full video of the Seminar is available for download.
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This joint conference between the Cornell Population Center (CPC) at Cornell University and the Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS) at Syracuse University provides an opportunity for CPC and CAPS faculty and graduate students to share work they have presented previously at conferences …
The 2014 Syracuse Seminar on Aging will be held November 20, 4:00 – 5:30 PM in 312 Lyman Hall. Dr. Peter Lichtenberg,Professor of Psychology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Director of both the Institute of Gerontology and the Merrill Palmer Skillman …
The International Sociological Association Research Committee on Aging (RC11) and Committee on Family Research (RC06) Presents: Aging Families, Changing Families: An International Conference Syracuse University Syracuse, NY This international conference will provide a forum for scholarly papers on aging in …
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