Jennifer Margrett, PhD

Jennifer Margrett, PhD

phone: (515) 294-7804
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Director, Gerontology Program
Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Education, College of Human Sciences
Iowa State University
4380 Palmer
2222 Osborn Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1084


• Adult development and optimal aging
• Cognition and everyday functioning
• Whole-person well-being
• Environment, context, and support including rurality, relationships, and technology
• Gerontology education


National Institute of Mental Health post-doctoral fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University, 1999-2001
Ph.D., Wayne State University, 1999
M.A., University of Dayton, 1995
B.A., University of Minnesota, 1992