Areas of Interest: Political Gerontology, Aging and Sexuality, and Generations and Politics
Biography: Janie Steckenrider is an Associate Professor of Political Science within LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts. Her research and teaching are focused in the areas of political gerontology, aging and sexuality, and generations and politics. Her publications include Sexual Activity of Older Adults: Let’s Talk about It (Lancet Healthy Longevity), Women as Political Leaders (with Michael Genovese, Taylor and Francis Press) and New Directions in Old Age Policies (with Tonya Parrott, SUNY Press) and articles in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, Southwest Journal of Aging, Encyclopedia of Aging, and Journal of Women and Politics. She has been a Research Consultant to the National Council on Aging, a recipient of Administration on Aging grants, and has served on the Boards of Directors of a hospital, a skilled nursing facility, and a municipal senior commission.