Professor made Fellow of Gerontological Society of America

Professor Sarah Vickerstaff, an expert on work and employment at the University, has been made a Fellow of the world’s largest organisation devoted to research and practice in the field of aging.

Her fellowship to The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), which is devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging, was approved unanimously by the GSA board on 10 May. The award has been made in recognition of her ‘outstanding and continuing work in the field of gerontology’.

Sarah Vickerstaff is Professor of Work and Employment within the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. Her main research interests are in the changes to the relationship between paid work and the life course, in particular at the beginning and end of working life.