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Kenzie Mintus

Kenzie Mintus

Department of Sociology, School of Liberal Arts

Expert Bio

Kenzie Mintus is an associate professor of sociology in the School of Liberal Arts at IU Indianapolis. Her research interests include health and aging, with an emphasis on disability as well as chronic illness; much of her research focuses on identifying and understanding health disparities among older adults. In 2017, she was selected as a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.

Previously, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan.

Mintus serves on several journal editorial boards, including The Journals of Gerontology, Social Sciences, Journal of Aging and Health, Journal of Family Issues, and PLOS ONE. She has published over 20 scholarly articles.

Mintus received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Florida in 2011.

Areas of Expertise

Aging, social gerontology, health, older adults, neighborhoods and health, social relationships and health.

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