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Shawn Bauldry

Contact Information
Email: sbauldry@purdue.edu
Office: Stone 326B Map
Phone: 765-496-3199
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Professor of Sociology

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Pillars of Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

Social Contexts and Policy for Optimal Aging


PhD University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Sociology 2012

Research Interests

statistics, medical sociology, stratification and inequality

Teaching Interests

statistics, medical sociology


2022 - National Institute on Aging
2020 - Purdue Center on Aging and the Life Course

Selected Publications

Wolfe, Joseph D., Mieke Beth Thomeer, and Shawn Bauldry. accept. Twentieth Century Changes in the Educational Costs of Adolescent Childbearing. American Journal of Sociology

Suitor, J. Jill, Megan Gilligan, Robert Frase, Destiny Ogle, Catherine Stepniak, and Shawn Bauldry. 2024. How Gender Shapes Sibling Tension in Adulthood Following Parental Death. Journal of Marriage and Family. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/jomf.12951

Stryker, Robin, Bethany Anne Conway, Shawn Bauldry, and Vasundhara Kaul. 2024. Emotional Markers of Disrespect: A Fourth Dimension of Perceived Incivility? Communication Research. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/00936502231221926

Ferraro, Kenneth F., Shawn Bauldry, Madison R. Sauerteig-Rolston, Patricia A. Thomas. 2023. Dual Functionality in Later Life. The Gerontologist 63:1110-1116. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnad031

Bauldry, Shawn, Patricia A. Thomas, Madison R. Sauerteig-Rolston, and Kenneth F. Ferraro. 2023. Racial-ethnic Disparities in Dual-function Life Expectancy. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences 78:1269-1275. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glad059

Frase, Robert, Shawn Bauldry, J. Jill Suitor, and Megan Gilligan. 2023. Adult Children's Education and Mothers' Psychological Well-Being: Do Adult Children's Problems Mediate this Relationship? Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences 78:496-505. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbac147

Wang, Haowei, Emily Smith-Greenaway, Shawn Bauldry, Rachel Margolis, and Ashton Verdery. 2022. Mourning a Pandemic: The Differential Impact of COVID-19 Widowhood on Mental Health. Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences 77:2306-2316. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbac085

Bauldry, Shawn and Kevin Stainback. 2022. Media Consumption and Psychological Distress Among Older Adults. PLOS One 17(12):e0279587. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0279587

Cockerham, William C., Shawn Bauldry, and Mario Sims. 2022. Obesity-Related Health Lifestyles of Late-Middle Age Black Americans: The Jackson Heart Study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 63:S47-S55. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2022.02.014

Stryker, Robin, Bethany Anne Conway, Shawn Bauldry, and Vasundhara Kaul. 2022. Replication Note: What is Political Incivility? Human Communication Research 48:168-177. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/hcr/hqab017

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