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MSDA Faculty

MSDA Faculty conduct research on topics including, but not limited to, dementia, cognitive impairment, long-term care workers, caregiving, aging-in-place and dementia-friendly environments. They present their research at national and international conferences, including the Gerontological Society of America, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress and the American Society on Aging. Faculty have published books, book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles in top venues in their field, such as The Gerontologist, Social Science and Medicine and the Journal of Gerontology.

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Dr. Kyong Hee Chee

MSDA Program Coordinator
Associate Professor — Sociology
UAC 468
phone: (512) 245-4760

Dr. Deborah A Harris

Professor — Sociology
UAC 465
phone: (512) 245-4547

Dr. Kim Lee

Assistant Professor — School of Health Administration
ENC 260
phone: (512) 245-3508

Dr. David R Dietrich

Associate Professor — Sociology
UAC 470
phone: (512) 245-2113

Dr. Christopher Jay Johnson

Clinical Professor — Sociology
UAC 449
phone: (512) 245-5693

Todd Allan Mackenzie

Clinical Assistant Professor — School of Health Administration
ENC 250
phone: (512) 245-3556

Dr. Valarie B Fleming

Chair - Professor — Communication Disorders
WILW 253
phone: (512) 716-2624

Dr. Eun Hae Kim

Assistant Professor — School of Social Work
ENC 150A
phone: (512) 245-2592

Dr. Debarun Majumdar

Professor — Sociology
UAC 473
phone: (512) 245-2479

Dr. Olga Stadelmann Gerhart

Lecturer — Philosophy
CMAL 115E
phone: (512) 245-6501

Dr. Seoyoun Kim

Assistant Professor — Sociology
UAC 449
phone: (512) 245-2113

Dr. Michael Mileski

Assistant Professor — School of Health Administration
ENC 265
phone: (512) 245-7308

Dr. Xi Pan

Assistant Professor — Sociology
UAC 449
phone: (512) 245-3288