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Erica Wells

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Department of Human Sciences
ewells@marylhurst.edu

Education

MA in Interdisciplinary Studies, Marylhurst University
BA in Government and International Studies, University of Notre Dame

Classes Taught

Narrative Gerontology
Multidisciplinary Aspects of Aging
Introduction to Human Sciences
Introduction to Gerontology

About

In her master's thesis, Erica Wells examined the relationship between  fictional literature and aging, in an effort to explore the various meanings of old age. Her particular interests in gerontology center around issues of personal aging, including embodiment, social expectations and roles, and intergenerational relationships. She has taught at Marylhurst since 2004.

 

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