Margaret Manoogian

Professor/Department Head, Gerontology: Aging and Older Adulthood

503-751-4201 | manoogim@wou.edu
TODD 351

Personal Website

At WOU since

08/01/2011

Course schedule

Fall 2019
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
11668 GERO410 PRACTICUM IN GERONTOLOGY I M 1600-1750 TODD 347
11848 FYS107 GOOD, BAD & AMBVLNT:UNDERSTND MW 1000-1150 BELL 110A
11668 GERO410 PRACTICUM IN GERONTOLOGY I - HYBRD* CRS

Education

Oregon State University, Corvallis. Doctor of Philosophy in Human Development and Family Studies.

The University of Vermont, Burlington. Master of Education in Student Personnel Services in Higher Education.

The University of California, Santa Barbara. Bachelors of Arts in History and Environmental Studies.

Teaching focus

  • Social Ties and Aging
  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Life Course Review
  • Lifespan Development
  • Death, Dying, and Bereavement
  • Professional Issues in Gerontology
  • Service-Learning and Internships in Gerontology
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Research areas

Investigate intergenerational transfers among older parents and adult children. Current intergenerational research has focused on individuals and families who experience genocide, poverty, poor health due to Type 2 diabetes, and end-of-life concerns.

Professional experience

Associate Professor/Professor, Gerontology, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR. September, 2013-Present. Department Head, 2014-Present.

Research Associate Professor, Extension Family and Community Health, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. August, 2011 – September, 2014.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Gerontology, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR. September, 2012 – 2013.

NTT Assistant Professor, Gerontology, Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR. September, 2011-June 2012.

Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies, Department of Social and Public Health, Ohio University, Athens, OH. September, 2007-2011.

Assistant Professor, Child and Family Studies, School of Human and Consumer Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, OH. September, 2001-2007.

Career Advisor, Career Planning and Placement Office, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. September, 1992-June, 1996.

Director, Career Development Center, Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR. July, 1986-August, 1992.

Assistant Director, Career Center, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA. July, 1984-1986.

Awards and honors

  • WOU Faculty Advisor of the Year for Clubs and Organizations Award, Western Oregon University, Spring 2014.
  • Outstanding Teacher, Human and Consumer Sciences, Ohio University, 2009.
  • Ohio Council on Family Relations Professional NCFR Presentation Award, 2003.
  • Western Oregon State College, Staff Member of the Year, 1989.
  • Western Oregon State College Presidential Recognition Award, 1987.

Undergraduate courses taught

·         Gero 360:  Physical and Cognitive Changes in Aging

·         Gero 370:  Aging and Mental Health

·         Gero 407: Professional Issues in Gerontology;Older Adults in Vulnerable Contexts; Reminiscence, Life Review, and Aging

·         Gero 410W:  Gerontology Practicum I

·         Gero 411:  Gerontology Practicum II

·         Gero 455: Social Ties and Aging

·         Psych 201:  General Psychology

·         Psych 311: Developmental Psychology

·         Psych 484: Death, Dying, and Bereavement

Publications and Presentations

Book Publication:

  • Walker, A., Manoogian-O’Dell, M., McGraw, L., & White, D. (Eds.), (2001). Families in later life:  Connections and transitions. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge. 

Refereed Publications (most recent):

  • Manoogian, M. M., & Cannon, M. (2018). Integrating student-focused career planning into an undergraduate gerontology curriculum.  Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2018.1457530                                                                   
  • Manoogian, M. M. & Bakalian, A. (2017) Intergenerational transmissions in Armenian families: A focus on travels to Anatolia by diasporans. Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies, 26, 150-160.                                                                                                                              
  • Manoogian, M. M. & Chabot, J. (2017) Navigating grief in families: The experience of death and loss in Manchester by the Sea. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 9(4), 613-619.                     
  • Manoogian, M. M., Vandenbroeke, J., Ringering, A., Toray, T., & Cooley, E. (2017). Emerging adults’ experiences of grandparent death. OMEGA-- Journal of Death and Dying. doi: 10.1177/0030222817693140. [Epub ahead of print]                                                                
  •  Fisher, K. Manoogian, M. M., & Hoover, S.  (2016) “Drugs was my solution -- my problem was life:” Heroin addiction and the life course perspective. PURE Insights, 5, Article 2. Available at: http://digitalcommons.wou.edu/pure/vol5/iss1/2                                                                    
  • Manoogian, M. M., Jurich, J., Sano, Y., & Ko, J. (2015). “My kids are more important than money:” Parenting expectations and commitment among Appalachian, low-income mothers. Journal of Family Issues, 36(3), 326-350.                                                                               
  • Ringering, A. D., Rice, J., Sickles, N., Wilson, E., & Manoogian, M. (2014). "It'll work out:" Older mothers' and adult daughters' perspectives on future plans. PURE Insights, 3, Article 10. Available at: http://digitalcommons.wou.edu/pure/vol3/iss1/10.                                               
  • Igarashi, H., Hooker, K., Coehlo, D. P., Manoogian, M. M. (2013). “My nest is full:” Intergenerational relationships at midlife. Journal of Aging Studies, 27(2), 102-112.                  
  • Sano, Y., Manoogian, M. M., & Ontai, L. L. (2012). “The kids still come first:” Creating family stability during partnership instability in rural, low-income families. Journal of Family Issues, 33, 942-945.                                                                                                                        
  • Sano, Y. & Manoogian, M. M. (2011). “I wanted a fresh start from where I was:” Rural low-income women’s experiences of multiple partnership transitions. Michigan Family Review.          
  • Manoogian, M. M., Harter, L. M., & Denham, S. A. (2010). The storied nature of health legacies in the familial experience of type 2 diabetes. Journal of Family Communication, 10, 1-17.           
  • Coehlo, D. P. & Manoogian, M. M.  (2010). Culturally sensitive nursing care of families. In J. Kaakinen, V. Gedaly-Duff, D. Coehlo, & S. Hanson, (Eds.) Family health care nursing theory, practice, and research (fourth edition). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis.                                        
  • Manoogian, M. M., Richards, L. N., & Walker, A. J. (2008). Identity and resilience across generations: The family stories of older Armenian American women. Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies, 17, 143-163.                                                                                             
  • Denham, S., Manoogian, M. M., & Schuster, L. (2007). Managing family support and dietary routines: Type 2 diabetes in rural, Appalachian families. Families, Systems, & Health, 25, 36-52.                                                                                                                                                             
  • Manoogian, M. M., Walker, A., & Richards, L. (2007). Gender, genocide, and ethnicity: The legacies of older Armenian American mothers. Journal of Family Issues, 28, 567-589.

 Refereed Presentations and Posters (most recent):

  • Donorfio, L., Andreoletti, C., Bergman, E., Borrero, L., Farah, K., Hanks, R., Holley, L. Manoogian, M. M., & Montepare, J. (2018, March). Intergenerational experiential learning in the classroom and online: Successful models from simple to complex. Refereed teaching institute workshop at annual meeting of Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Atlanta, GA.
  • Manoogian, M. M., Quall, G., & Jensen, B. (2018, March).  Focusing on grandfathers and grandchildren: Intergenerational relationships and undergraduate student research.  Refereed paper at annual meeting of Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Atlanta, GA.           
  • Manoogian, M. M., & Cannon, M. (2017, March). Integrating student-focused career plans into an undergraduate gerontology curriculum. Referred presentation at annual meeting of Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Miami, FL.
  • Manoogian, M. M., (2016, November). Connections for families disrupted: Travels to Anatolia by diasporans. Refereed presentation at annual meeting of the Middle Eastern Studies Association, Boston, MA.                                                                                                                          
  • Bolkan, C., & Manoogian, M. M., (2016, March). College students’ experiences of death and bereavement: Implications for curriculum, practice, and policy. Refereed workshop at annual meeting of Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Long Beach, CA.                             
  • Manoogian, M. M., (2016, March) Innovative curriculum activities to help students understand aging policy issues. Refereed resource exchange at annual meeting of Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, Long Beach, CA.                                                                   
  •  Manoogian, M. M., Vandenbroeke, J., Ringering, A, Toray, T., & Cooley, E.  (2015, November). “I have so many regrets:” Young adults’ experiences of grandparent death.  Refereed paper presented at annual meeting of National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, Canada.          
  • Manoogian, M. M., & Bolkan, C. (2015, May). College students’ experiences of death, loss and bereavement: Developmental transitions for young adults. Refereed presentation at annual meeting of Northwest Council on Family Relations, Portland, OR.                                              
  • Cooley, E., Toray, T., Manoogian, M., Josh, P (2015, May). Dying well or dying poorly: Death quality and bereavement. Referred poster presentation at Western Psychological Association annual conference, Las Vegas, NV.                                                                                         
  • Manoogian, M. M., Ringering, A., Rice, J., & Sickles, N. (2014, November). “It’ll work out:” Older mothers’ and adult daughters’ perspectives on future plans. Refereed poster presented at annual meeting of National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, MD.                                    
  • Manoogian, M. M. (2012, November). Family health legacies: Diabetes management among older rural adults. Refereed poster presented at annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA.                                                                                                        
  • Sano, Y., & Manoogian, M. M. (2011, November). Rural low-income women’s experiences of multiple partnership transitions. Refereed poster presented at annual meeting of National Council on Family Relations, Orlando, FL.



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