An essay by Dr. Jennifer Sasser, gerontology program director, was published in the International Journal of Reminiscence and Lifelong Learning in January 2015.
Department of Human Sciences
MA in Interdisciplinary Studies, Marylhurst University
BS in Business & Leadership, Marylhurst University
Women and Social Capital
While writing her master's thesis, Natasha Niro discovered information that led to exploration of the relationship between older women and declining social capital in the U.S. Her particular area of interest is the sub-field of environmental gerontology, which examines the effects that physical space and geographic location have on people across the life course..