Kate de Medeiros, PhD

Regular Researcher, CREGÉS

Full Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University


  • Doctorate in Gerontology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC),
  • Master’s Clinical Gerontology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB)
  • Bachelor’s in English & American Literature, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.


  • qualitative and mix-methods approaches
  • what makes a good life in later life
  • the importance of everyday risks in later life
  • ageism
  • friendships and social connectivity in older age


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