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Barbara Payne Lectureship

The lecture was established in honor of Dr. Barbara Payne-Stancil founder and director emerita of the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University. Inaugurated in 1993, the lectureship each year brings to the Georgia State University campus a distinguished individual from the field of gerontology.

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Past Lectures: 

  • Ira Rosofsky, Ph.D., Nasty, Brutish, and Long: Adventures in Eldercare
  • Congressman John Lewis, Issues of Policy and Aging
  • Frank J. Wittington, Ph.D., From Havana to Atlanta: Cuban Aging in a Global Perspective
  • Robert Butler, M.D., The Longevity Revolution
  • Former Governor Roy Barnes, A Lawyer’s Retirement Transition: From Governor to Legal Aid Volunteer