Selected articles and interviews about Dr. Eisen’s seminars on social gerontology, the psycho-social aspects of retirement, teaching methods and pedagogy, the psychology of grief and loss, and cross-cultural program design are available below: (partial list)
NPR-Affiliate Radio Interview, June 2014. Psychology of Aging New Curriculum Launch – Gail S. Eisen, Ph.D. (Topic of new curriculum and innovative course design; fifth radio interview.)
Dr. Gail S. Eisen: Radio Interview – “Seminars on Life-Span Psychology and Cultural Themes” (Station KZSB, August 2014: “The Landscapes of Memory” – Interview with Elizabeth Stewart; sixth radio interview.)
Blue Pacific Article: Highlights of Life-Span Psychology – Fulbright 2014
UCSB Department of Music. Sociological Observations on a Cross-Cultural Performance Ensemble. Article written by G. Eisen and published on a University of California Website (December 2017): http://music.ucsb.edu/news/announcement/1465
Senior World. Gerontologist Helps Couples with Changes. (Comprehensive feature article written by skillful newswriter C. Skalsky.)
American Society on Aging/Perspectives on Retirement. Member in the News – The Psycho-Social Aspects of Retirement (includes role loss, marriages in retirement, cross-cultural perspectives, and teaching methods/pedagogy)
Los Angeles Downtown News. Leisure Suits: Can Soon-to-Retire Corporate Types Survive Without Their Titles?
The Arizona Republic. Sun-Citites Seminar Focuses on Retirement (based on lectures presented at Sun Cities, Arizona)
International – Port Saidan Magazine. The Elderly Are Optimistic: Has Humanity Paid Attention? (Text in Arabic; interview followed Fulbright conference lectures in Cairo and Port Said.)
Independent Times. Put Some Spaces in Your Togetherness
NASPA Journal. Fostering International Understanding: Cross-Cultural Issues in International Residential Settings
American Society on Aging/Perspectives on Retirement. Reconnecting with Youth in Retirement
American Society on Aging/Perspectives on Retirement. Reflections on Culture: A Missing Ingredient
Hughes Retiree News (corporate publication). Sex Differences in Retirement Adaptation
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior (Edwin Schneidman, editor): The Suicide of Seymour Glass
Couples in Retirement – Summary Concepts and Unifying Themes. (Concise summary of key findings from dissertation research focusing on retirement adaptation.)
Living in Harmony in the Retirement Years: Dimensions of Change in the Marital Relationship. Doctoral Dissertation, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Of Music and Memory: Spotlight on a Dynamic and Immersive Life-Long Learning Environment. Feature article written by G. Eisen describing the dynamic, immersive environment of an age-integrated music class taught by instructor Joe Pixley (Braille Institute, 2017).
Brief Spotlight on Teaching: Center for Lifelong Learning Feature / Short Teaching Biography, 2015.
Pedagogical Review: Tribute to Pete Skrumbis (LAUSD), published in February 2013 in Hometown News, a California-based publication. A Final Essay as Tribute.
Rabindranath Tagore: An Adult Developmental Perspective and Reflections on Pedagogy. Research Report on Developmental Theory (University of Michigan).
Wisdom Research Project: Aging and Research Report on Developmental Theory (University of Michigan). Perceptions of Wisdom [tba]
Six sample announcements for previous seminars and courses appear below:
Fulbright Association Inaugural Lecture, 2014 – Fulbright Lecture Series