Professor Debby Carr awarded the 2022 Distinguished Scholar award from the ASA Aging & Life Course Section
Debby Carr has been awarded the 2022 Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar award from the ASA Section on Aging & the Life Course. This annual award honors a scholar in the field of aging and the life course who has shown exceptional achievement in research, theory, policy analysis, or who has otherwise advanced knowledge of […]
Professor Deborah Carr publishes article, “End-of-life conversations can be hard, but your loved ones will thank you”, in The Conversation. Please click here to read.
Professor Deborah Carr of the College of Arts & Sciences delivered a keynote address at the 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on September 8th. Please click here to read, and here for the symposium recordings.
Professor Deborah Carr speaks to USA Today about grief and trauma among COVID ICU workers. Click here to view the article.
Professor and Department Chair Deborah Carr talks about demystifying and preparing for the inevitability of death. Check out the interview here.
Professor Deborah Carr talks to Business Insider about president-elect Joe Biden’s role in encouraging national conversations about grief and loss. https://www.businessinsider.com/president-elect-joe-bidens-grief-could-help-america-heal-2020-11?fbclid=IwAR2RGrLXmqmMJhzjE869NkYQQpWDPAW_QmQR2IsLz0Hvnw0biaglKe4879E.
Professor Deborah Carr discusses later-life economic inequalities with Deseret News. https://www.deseret.com/indepth/2020/11/18/21569500/medicare-byu-american-psychological-association-cost-lifetime-inequality-older-adults-taxpayers?fbclid=IwAR294Gd9yM7gcBMUblMHFcUaZ8g4QYuCoOZlZtudCqAW7N7gVSJRNQmQ2Us.
Our very own Sociology Chair, Professor Deborah Carr, was quoted in the New York Times (on May 19th 2020) in the article “If Life is a Movie, It’s Called ‘Closed Until Further Notice’.” Please follow the link, attached in article title above, to read more on the coronavirus and the widespread uncertainty of the times. […]
Professor Deborah Carr wrote an op-ed for The Hill about how to ensure better financial security for aging Americans. Good work, Debby!
Professor of Sociology Deborah Carr’s latest book Golden Years? Social Inequalities In Later Life was featured in a Forbes article this week about inequality in retirement. Congrats, Debby!