Eastern Michigan University, Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, USA

Life course influences on later life outcomes / social relations and cognitive functioning

Short Bio

Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD is Professor of Sociology at Eastern Michigan University and Adjunct Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. She studies life course topics including ethnic identity formation among adolescent children of immigrants and social relations and health among older adults. Her current area of research focuses on social relations and cognitive functioning among different racial/ethnic groups and cultures.  She received a Fulbright award to teach/research in Beirut, Lebanon.  She joined ISSBD in 2008 when she participated in her first meeting (Wurzberg, Germany). Professor Ajrouch is committed to international collaborations, and values the interdisciplinarity of ISSBD.  She is Past President of the Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD).