Dr. Kyler J. Sherman-Wilkins


Sociology and Anthropology

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Sociology and Anthropology
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Sociology and Demography, 2017, The Pennsylvania State University
  • MA, Sociology and Demography, 2015, The Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, Human Development and Family Studies, 2011, Cornell University


  • SOC 150 Introduction to Society
  • SOC 301 Research Methodology
  • SOC 305 Population Analysis
  • SOC 375 Social Forces and Aging
  • SOC 397 Group Disparities in Health and Aging

Research and professional interests

  • Sociology of Aging and the Life Course
  • Health Disparities
  • Intersectionality and Health Outcomes
  • Social Demography
  • Time Use
  • Quantitative Methods

Awards and honors

  • Science-Industry Research Collaborations Trainee, Stanford University, 2018
  • International Travel Award, Missouri State University, 2017
  • Diversity Scholar Award, Missouri State University, 2017
  • National Academy of Sciences’ Ford Dissertation Fellowship (Honorable Mention), 2016
  • Graduate Student Paper Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2016

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