• How can we transform local environments to optimize well-beingĀ forĀ diverse populations of older adults and families?
  • How do social relationships hinder and heighten individuals’ development across the life course?
  • How can institutions of higher education provide formative experiences that prepare students as leaders for our aging society?

These are the focal questions that motivate my research, teaching, and service as an Associate Professor of Social Work at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This website provides an overview of my work in these areas, as well as information about various ways to contact me.