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Harvey Sterns, PhD

Professor of Psychology
The University of Akron
Director and Senior Fellow
Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology, The University of Akron
Research Fellow
Sloan Center on Aging & Work, Boston College

Dr. Sterns received his PhD, in Life-Span Developmental Psychology from West Virginia University in 1971. His major areas of interest include industrial gerontology, life-span development, training and career development. He is Director of the Institute for Life- Span Development and Gerontology. Dr. Sterns’ current research includes training of adult and older adult workers, personality factors, and retirement adjustment and satisfaction, as well as personality factors in housing choices in retirement.