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, Innovation in Aging, Aging & Mental Health, and the Journal of Gerontology.

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Dr. Brad Beauvais

Associate Professor of Practice — School of Health Administration
ENC 350
phone: (210) 627-1078

Dr. Olga Stadelmann Gerhart

Research Coordinator - College of Applied Arts
AG 308
phone: (512) 245-9126

Dr. Seoyoun Kim

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

Dr. Kim Lee

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

Dr. Kyong Hee Chee

MSDA Director
Professor — Sociology
UAC 468
phone: (512) 245-4760

Dr. Deborah A Harris

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

Prof. Todd Allan Mackenzie

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

Dr. David R Dietrich

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

Dr. Christopher Jay Johnson

Clinical Professor — Sociology
UAC 444
phone: (512) 245-5693

Dr. Debarun Majumdar

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

Dr. Valarie B Fleming

Asst VP, Curriculum & Academic Programs - Office of Curriculum Services
JCK 668
phone: (512) 245-8122

Dr. Michael Mileski

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

Dr. Xi Pan

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