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Balaswamy, Shantha, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Curriculum Vitae

Post-Doctoral (NIA Fellow - Gerontology) - Sociology Department, CWRU
PhD - Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve
MSW - Madras University, India
BSc - Madras University, India

Teaching Interests
Social Policy for Older Adults
Service Delivery Systems for Older Adults
Critical Thinking in Social Work
Research Methods
Study Abroad Program to India

Research Interests
Adult Protective Services
Widowhood - psychological well-being; social support
Home and community based services - measurement and evaluation
Women and retirement