The 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture examines the long-term impact of military service

Janet WilmothDr. Janet Wilmoth,  Professor of Sociology and Director of the Aging Studies Institute at Syracuse University, will present the 2018 P.K. Whelpton Memorial Lecture. The talk will take place at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 9, in 186 Marcum Center. The lecture, The Long-Term Impact of Military Service on Lives, is sponsored by Miami’s Scripps Gerontology Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Wilmoth received a PhD in Sociology and Demography, with a minor in Gerontology, from The Pennsylvania State University. Her research examines older adult migration, living arrangements, and health status, and explores how military service shapes life-course outcomes related to marriage and family, economic well-being, health, disability, and mortality. Her research has been funded by a variety of sources including the National Institutes of Health and the Social Security Administration. 

This event is hosted by the Scripps Gerontology Center and sponsored by the Whelpton family's generous gift. Questions regarding this event can be directed to