Aging and Population Health Faculty

Our faculty are leaders in the field of population-based research on aging.  They are working to produce conceptual innovations in life course research and developing novel data resources to illuminate how biosocial and environmental factors intersect, compound, and cascade throughout the life course to shape health and well-being at older ages. 

Jacqueline L. Angel

Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology


 Ronald J. Angel

Professor of Sociology


Marika Cabral

Assistant Professor of Economics


Robert Crosnoe

Professor and Chair of Sociology

Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts


Karen Fingerman

Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences

Co-Director of Texas Aging and Longevity Center


Sae Hwang Han

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences


Mark Hayward

Professor of Sociology

Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts


 Chandra Muller

Professor of Sociology

Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts


Elizabeth Munoz

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences


Tetyana Pudrovska

Associate Professor of Sociology


Stephen Russell

Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences

Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts


Robert Town

Professor of Economics

James L. and Nancy Powell Centennial Professorship in American Economic Principles


Elliot Tucker-Drob

Associate Professor of Psychology


Debra Umberson

Professor of Sociology

Director of the Population Research Center

Co-Director of Texas Aging and Longevity Center

Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts


Aging News

Debra Umberson - Elected chair of Behavioral and Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America

Namkee Choi - Awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

PRC and TALC Cluster hiring - More information


Aging and Population Health Research Projects

Conference Series on Aging in the Americas

Texas Aging and Longevity Center


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