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Living on the edge: An American generation’s journey through the Twentieth Century

From 1-2 p.m. Friday, March 12, CPHHS Professor Rick Settersten Jr., Barbara E. Knudson Endowed Chair, will present “Living on the edge: An American generation’s journey through the Twentieth Century.” He will be joined by Glen H. Elder Jr., PhD, Odum Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology; and Lisa D. Pearce, PhD, Zachary Taylor Smith Distinguished Term Professor of Sociology, both at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The seminar will be presented via Zoom. Learn more about College of Public Health and Human Sciences research seminars at

Before coming to OSU, Rick Settersten was Professor of Sociology at Case Western Reserve University. Settersten was a member of the decade-long MacArthur Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Public Policy, and has served as Chair of the Section on Aging and the Life Course of the American Sociological Association.

Dr. Settersten is a specialist in life-course studies, with a strong record of experience conducting research and collaborating across disciplines and life periods. His research has often focused on the first and last few decades of adulthood, always with an eye toward understanding the whole of human life.

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Friday, March 12 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Health and Well-being, Research


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College of Public Health and Human Sciences
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Marie Harvey

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(541) 737-3824

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