Dr. Kyler J. Sherman-Wilkins



Department

Sociology and Anthropology

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

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

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Education

  • 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

Teaching

  • SOC 150 Introduction to Society
  • SOC 301 Research Methodology
  • SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research
  • SOC 305 Population, Society, and Public Policy
  • SOC 375 Social Forces and Aging
  • SOC 397 Social Inequality in Health and Aging

Research and professional interests

  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Group Disparities in Health and Aging
  • Demography of Health and Aging
  • Cognitive Health and Alzheimer’s Dementia
  • U.S. Health and Aging Policy
  • Longitudinal Research Methods

Awards and honors

  • Division of Student Affairs’ Bridge Builder Award, Missouri State University, 2019
  • National Institute on Aging’s Butler-Williams Scholar, National Institutes of Health, 2019
  • Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center Research Scholar, Rush University Hospital, 2019
  • Science-Industry Research Collaborations Trainee, Stanford University, 2018
  • International Travel Award, Missouri State University, 2017
  • Diversity Scholar Award, Missouri State University, 2017

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