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Shirley A. Lockery, Ph.D., associate professor of social work in the School
of Social Work, will retire from active faculty status on May 31, 2003.
Professor Lockery received her B.A. degree (1971) from California State
University-Los Angeles, and M.S.W. (1974), M.P.A. (1974), and Ph.D.
(1982) degrees from the University of Southern California-Los Angeles.
From 1983-90 she was a faculty member at San Diego State University. She
joined the University of Michigan faculty in 1990 as an assistant professor
and was promoted to associate professor in 1998.
As a social gerontologist, Professor Lockery has worked extensively on
health issues surrounding ethnic and racial minorities. Her primary interests
are in ethnogerontology, aging policy and services, and health policy and
services. In recognition of her outstanding leadership in the National
Institutes on Minority Aging, she received an award of appreciation. She is a
fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and is a member of the
Academy of Certified Social Workers.
Professor Lockery received numerous training grants and research awards,
including a National Institute on Aging minority investigator award with the
Health and Retirement Study. She has authored and co-authored numerous
refereed journal articles, book chapters, monographs, and book/film reviews.
Professor Lockery served on the editorial board of Gerontology and
Geriatrics Education and as consulting editor of Health and Social Work,
associate editor of the American Journal of Health Promotion (special
populations section), and reviewer for The Gerontologist, Social Work
Education Journal and the Social Work and Health Care Journal. She is also
the author of "Impact of Dementia Within Minority Groups," a chapter in
Losing a Million Minds: Confronting the Tragedy of Alzheimer's Disease
and Other Dementias, published by U.S. Congress' Office of Technology
The Regents now salute this distinguished faculty member by naming
Shirley A. Lockery associate professor emerita of social work.