Faculty and Staff

Staff

Andrea Parks

Administrative Assistant
375 Upham
513-529-2628
parksar@MiamiOH.edu


Faculty

Aaron Abbott

Title
375 Upham
513-529-2628
abbotta3@MiamiOH.edu

Degree and Institution
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Katy Abbott

Blayney Professor of Gerontology, Assistant Professor
367-C Upham
513-529-0869
abbottkm@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
Areas: Social networks and health, social preferences in long-term care, and person centered care


Fauzia Ahmed

Associate Professor
362 Upham
513-529-0870
ahmedfe@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Brandeis University
Areas: Gender and development, masculinity, Islam, labor and globalization


Robert A. Applebaum

Professor
367A Upham
513-529-2632
applebra@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin 
Areas: Long-term care, social policy


J. Scott Brown

Professor
376 Upham
513-529-8325
sbrow@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Duke University
Areas: Inequalities in health and aging, advanced quantitative methods


Kristen Budd

Assistant Professor, Pre-law advisor
367D Upham
513-529-1598
buddkm@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Purdue University
Areas: Criminology, law and society, gender and crime


Jennifer Bulanda

Associate Professor
356 Upham
513-529-5642
bulandjr@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Bowling Green State University
Areas: Family demography, relationship dynamics, health and well-being, and the sociology of aging


Ron Bulanda

Associate Professor
374 Upham
513-529-2642
bulandre@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Bowling Green State University
Areas: Parenting, child well-being, and measurement issues in family structure and instability


Mark Curnutte

Title
375 Upham
513-529-2636
curnutm2@MiamiOH.edu

Degree and Institution
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Kate de Medeiros

O'Toole Professor of Gerontology, Chief Departmental Advisor for Gerontology
350 Upham
513-529-9648
demedekb@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Areas: The cultural construction of aging, autobiographical writing, personhood in people with dementia


William Flint

Associate Professor
354 Upham
513-529-2631
flintwc@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Colorado State University
Areas: Political economy, critical theory, social class


Saruna Ghimire

Title
xxx Upham
513-529-26xx
ghimirs2@MiamiOH.edu

Degree and Institution
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Ryan Gunderson

Assistant Professor
366 Upham
513-529-4113
gunderrm@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Michigan State University
Areas: Environmental Sociology, Social Theory, Political Economy, Animal Studies, Sociology of Technology


C. Lee Harrington

Professor
157 Upham
513-529-3437
harrincl@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of California-Santa Barbara
Areas: Media studies, sociology of culture, and sociology of law


Othello Harris

Associate Professor, Chief Departmental Advisor for Sociology & Social Justice Studies
344 Upham
513-529-2721
harriso@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Maryland
Areas: Sports, race


Jennifer Kinney

Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
348 Upham
513-529-2915
kinneyjm@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Kent State University
Areas: Interventions to help families care for their older relatives, quality of life for people with dementia, the evaluation of arts-based interventions for individuals with dementia


Suzanne Kunkel

Professor, Director of Scripps Gerontology Center

398A Upham
513-529-2914
kunkels@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Cincinnati
Areas: Global aging, community-based home care, the aging network


Steve Lippmann

Associate Professor, Department Chair
375C Upham
513-529-8515
lippmas@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Areas: Work, organizational and industry evolution, entrepreneurship


Michael Loadenthal

Visiting Assistant Professor
367E Upham
513-529-2764
loadenm@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. George Mason University

Areas: political violence, terrorism, social movements, social justice


Sara McLaughlin

Assistant Professor
358 Upham
513-529-8138
mclaugsj@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Michigan
Areas: Late-life health, social and behavioral determinants of healthy aging


James Meeker

Title
xxx Upham
513-529-26xx
meekerjk@MiamiOH.edu

Degree and Institution
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Gina Petonito

Visiting Associate Professor
Middletown Campus
513-727-3211
petonig@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Syracuse University
Areas: Gerontechnologies, social conflict, claims-making


Matthew Regele

AssistantProfessor
342 Upham
513-529-2636
regelem@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. Yale University
Areas: organizational theory, innovation, strategy


Janardan Subedi

Professor
352 Upham
513-529-3432
subedij@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Akron
Areas: Medical sociology, international/cross-cultural health, and methodology and statistics


Sree Subedi

Professor
566 Mosler
513-785-3266
subedis@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Akron
Areas: Mental health, comparative sociology and medical sociology


Jonathon Vivoda

Assistant Professor
346 Upham
513-529-4114
vivodajm@MiamiOH.edu

Ph.D. University of Michigan
Areas: Aging, driving/transportation, the built environment, and health