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Sherylyn Briller

Contact Information
Email: sbriller@purdue.edu
Office: STON 311 Map
Phone: 765-494-4683
Fax: 765-496-7411
Homepage: Homepage
Professor of Anthropology

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PhD Case Western Reserve University Anthropology 2000

Research Interests

Anthropology of Aging, Cross-cultural Gerontology, Applied Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Life Course Studies, Disability, End-of-Life Issues

Teaching Interests

Applied and Practicing Anthropology, Culture, Health and Illness Over the Life Course, Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Community Engagement & Service Learning


2021 - National Science Foundation

Selected Publications

Briller, S. and Carrillo, E (2020) Applying Anthropological Insight in An Aging World. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Oxford University Press, 2018. Article published October 27, 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190854584.013.2.

Ayalon. L, Nevedal, A and Briller, S (2019) Capturing Change and Stability in Longitudinal Qualitative Research: Insights from a Study about Aging and Life Transitions in Israeli Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Educational Gerontology..44:12, 735-765. http://doi.org/10.1080/03601277.2018.1559915

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