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Jan Mutchler

Title: Director & Professor A

Phone: 617.287.7321


Department: Gerontology Institute

Areas of Expertise

Diversity in aging populations; intergenerational support in later life; economic security; the social demography of aging populations; age friendly communities.


PhD, University of Texas Austin

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Jan Mutchler is a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (Behavioral and Social Sciences Section) and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Aging & Social Policy and Research on Aging.

Professor Mutchler currently serves as principal investigator on grants in support of work on financial security in later life, including the Elder Index, grants and contracts for work on age-friendly communities, and funding in support of related topics