Kyler J. Sherman-Wilkins, PhD (He/him/his)
Sociologist. Educator. Social Justice Advocate.
Welcome to my site! I am currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Faculty Affiliate for the Gerontology Program at Missouri State University. Please browse my site for more information on my research, teaching, and service.
Aging and the Life Course
Disparities in Health and Aging
Social Integration and Health
College Student Health and Wellbeing
Cognitive Aging and Dementia
Intersectionality and Health
Academic Advising for Communities of Color
Thierry, Amy D., Kyler J. Sherman-Wilkins, Marina Armendariz, Allison Sullivan, and Heather R. Farmer. 2021. "Perceived Neighborhood Characteristics and Cognitive Functioning among Diverse Older Adults: An Intersectional Approach." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 18(5):1-14.
Sherman-Wilkins, Kyler J., and Amy D. Thierry. 2019. "Education as the Great Equalizer? Racial and Ethnic Differences in Returns of Education on Cognitive Functioning in Late Life." Geriatrics 4(5):1-13.
Alwin, Duane F., Jason R. Thomas, and Kyler J. Sherman-Wilkins. 2018. "Race, Social Relations, and the Life Course." in Social Networks and the Life Course, edited D. Alwin, D. Felmlee, and D. Kreager. New York, NY: Springer.
Pudrovska, Tetyana, Eric Reither, *Ellis Logan, and *Kyler J. Sherman-Wilkins. 2014. "Gender and Reinforcing Association between Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Body Mass over the Life Course." Journal of Health and Social Behavior 55(3):283-301.