Professor and Chair, Sociology Department
Director, Aging Studies Institute
Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute
Janet Wilmoth is professor and chair of the Sociology Department and director of the Aging Studies Institute. She received a Ph.D. in sociology and demography, with a minor in gerontology, from the Pennsylvania State University. Her research, which utilizes quantitative methods to understand later life well-being from a life course perspective, has been supported by grants from the National Institute on Aging, the Social Security Administration and the National Poverty Center. She has authored over 70 articles and book chapters, and coedited five volumes, including "Gerontology: Perspectives and Issues (3rd and 4th editions)", "Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations", "Life Course Perspectives on Military Service" and "Life-Course Implications of U.S. Public Policies". Professor Wilmoth teaches Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Research, Statistics for the Social Sciences, and Sociology of Aging and the Life Course.
Janet M. Coria
Administrative Specialist, Sociology Department
Janet Coria is the administrative assistant in the Sociology Department. She has worked at the University for 26 years; 12 of them in Falk College Marriage & Family Therapy and 14 in the Sociology Department. She has a B.A. degree in sociology from LeMoyne College and is a lifelong resident of Syracuse. She is responsible for the department budgets and for scheduling classes. She works closely with the graduate students and assists with admissions, submitting TA and fellowship information and degree certification. She assists with faculty searches and part-time instructor postings. She has two children and two grandchildren and is a huge Syracuse basketball fan.
Events Coordinator, Maxwell School Leadership and Administration
223 Maxwell Hall
Morgan Bicknell is the office coordinator for the Sociology Department at Syracuse University. She has been with the University for a little over two years. She graduated in 2016 from Niagara University with a bachelor's degree in hospitality and tourism management and a minor in leadership, and in 2018 earned a master's degree in business administration. She is a Syracuse native and has a three-year-old pup named Bentley.