Dena Shenk

Professor Emerita of Anthropology and Gerontology

Received: Ph.D. From: University of Massachusetts

Specialty: Aging in cultural and environmental context; women and aging; systems of care; current issues in gerontology; international perspectives;  ethical issues.

Dr. Shenk is the recipient of the 2011 Hiram J. Friedsam Mentorship Award from the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. For more information about the Gerontology Program at UNC Charlotte, see their website.