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Dr. Jeffrey D. Brooks

Dr. Jeffery Brooks

Dr. Jeffrey D. Brooks
Associate Professor

Office: Taylor Science, Room 108-A
Phone: (910) 672-1955
Fax: (910) 672-1378

Office Hours (Spring 2015):
M   9:25 am - 10:55 am, 12:55 pm - 1:55 pm
T    9:15 am - 10:55 am;
W   9:25 am - 10:55 am, 12:55 pm - 1:55 pm
R    9:15 am - 10:55 am;
or by appointment

Dr. Jeff Brooks is an Associate Professor of Sociology. He joined the faculty of Fayetteville State University in 1994 after completing training from the National Institute of Aging and his doctoral degree in Sociology from Purdue University. His Masters degree is also from Purdue University. Dr. Brooks wrote his dissertation in the field of social gerontology. The title of the dissertation was A Salutogenic Theory of Successful Aging. He teaches graduate courses in Aging, Aging Policy, Medical Sociology, Death and Dying, Theory and Statistics. Undergraduate courses he is qualified to teach include his specialty in social psychology and family. Dr. Brooks is also Nationally Certified and Licensed (NC #2475) as a Massage Therapist. His research focuses on applied sociology in the areas of aging and health, and he is working on a Master of Social Work degree from the University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill.

Courses Taught
SOCI 210 - Principles of Sociology
SOCI 390 - Social Behavior and Interaction
SOCI 410 - Introduction to Aging
SOCI 440 - Sociology of Health
SOCI 501 - Death and Dying
SOCI 505 - Advanced Social Statistics
SOCI 535 - Aging and Social Policy
SOCI 560 - Advanced Sociological Theory
SOCI 608 - Seminar in the Sociology of Health
SOCI 614 - Social Gerontology

Areas of Research Interest
Aging and Health

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