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About Jay Sokolovsky

Cultural anthropologist with specialties in urban anthropology, anthropology of aging, rural development in Mexico, and video documentation.

Positions

Present Professor, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
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Honors and Awards

  • Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund
  • Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology
  • USFSP Chancellors Award for Excellence in Research
  • Distinguished Educator Award. Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
  • Kalish Award in Innovative Publications. Gerontological Society of America. Awarded for my book, The Cultural Context of Aging, 2nd edition.

Courses

  • Honors: Aging, Culture and Experience
  • Honors: Cultures of Latin America
  • Exploring Cultural Diversity
  • Human Evolution
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Methods in Cultural Research
  • History of Anthropological Theory
  • Urban Anthropology
  • Mexico and Central America
  • Aging, Culture and Health
  • Anthropology of Aging
  • Psychological Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Theories of Culture
  • Introduction to Anthropology

Education

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Ph.D., Penn State University ‐ Anthropology
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M.A., Penn State University ‐ Anthropology
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Contact Information

office: Davis 283
phone: 727-873-4514

Email:


Books & Book Chapters (45)