Stacy Torres, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Social Behavioral Sciences
SchoolSchool of Nursing
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    New York University, New York, NYPhD09/2015Sociology
    New York University, New York, NYMA10/2012Sociology
    Columbia University, New York, NYMFA10/2007Creative Writing (Nonfiction)
    Fordham University, New York, NYBA05/2002Comparative Literature
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    American Sociological Association2019William Whyte Foote Award, ASA Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology
    Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging 2019Innovative Research on Aging Bronze Award
    University of California, Berkeley2015  - 2016UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship
    American Sociological Association2014Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA Section on Sociology of the Family
    American Sociological Association, Section on Sociological Practice & Public Sociology2014Honorable Mention, Robert Dentler Award for Outstanding Student Achievement
    National Academy of Sciences2014  - 2015Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
    American Sociological Association2013 Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA Section on Community and Urban Sociology
    American Sociological Association2013Graduate Student Paper Award, ASA Section on Aging and the Life Course
    American Sociological Association2013  - 2014American Sociological Association Minority Fellowship (Cohort 40)
    Latin American Studies Institute, Fordham University2002First Prize, Angelo Rodriguez Essay Contest
    Fordham University2002The Katie Frasier Prize for Outstanding Thesis in Comparative Literature
    Latin American Studies Institute, Fordham University2001Second Prize, Angelo Rodriguez Essay Contest
    Fordham University1998  - 2002Dean's List

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    1. Torres S. Aging Alone, Gossiping Together: Older Adults' Talk as Social Glue. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2019 Oct 04; 74(8):1474-1482. PMID: 30576535.
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    2. Torres S, Cao X. Improving Care for Elders Who Prefer Informal Spaces to Age-Separated Institutions and Health Care Settings. Innov Aging. 2019 Jul; 3(3):igz019. PMID: 31346555.
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    3. Torres, Stacy.On Elastic Ties: Distance and Intimacy in Social Relationships. Sociological Science. 2019; 6:235-263.
    4. Torres, Stacy.Aging in Places. Critical Gerontology Comes of Age: Advances in Research and Theory for a New Century, Chris Wellin, Ed. New York: Routledge/ Taylor & Francis. 2018; 151-163 .
    5. Torres, Stacy.Gimme Shelter. Contexts. 2017; 16(3):76.
    6. Torres, Stacy.The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. “Aging, Ageism, and Gender.”. 2016.
    7. Gerson, Kathleen and Stacy Torres.. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. “Changing Family Patterns and Family Life.”. 2015.
    8. Torres, Stacy.Aging Women, Living Poorer. Contexts. 2014; 13:72-74.
    9. Klinenberg, Eric, Stacy Torres, and Elena Portacolone."Aging Alone in America." Council on Contemporary Families Briefing Paper (May). 2013.
    10. Gerson, Kathleen (with Stacy Torres).. The Sociology Project: Introducing the Sociological Imagination. Chapter 13, “Families and Family Life.”. 2012.
    11. Torres, Stacy.Contexts. Aging, Gran Torino-Style. 2010; 9(1):66-68.