Dr. Kenzie Mintus joined the Department of Sociology at IUPUI in 2013. Previously, Dr. Mintus was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan. Dr. Mintus received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Florida in 2011. Her research interests include health and aging with an emphasis on disability as well as chronic illness. Much of Dr. Mintus’ research focuses on identifying and understanding health disparities among older adults. In 2017, Dr. Mintus was selected as a Fellow of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA). In 2018, Dr. Mintus was awarded the Trustee’s Teaching Award (TTA) for School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Dr. Mintus serves on several journal editorial boards including The Journals of Gerontology, Social Sciences, Journal of Aging and Health, Journal of Family Issues, and PLOS ONE, and has published over twenty scholarly articles.
Dr. Mintus is the Medical Sociology faculty mentor. Additionally, Dr. Mintus serves as the faculty advisor for Sociology Club and as the chapter representative for Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honor Society.