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Janie Steckenrider - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Janie Steckenrider Janie Steckenrider

Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science | Loyola Marymount University


Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts



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Dr. Steckenrider's research and teaching in Political Science are focused in the areas of political gerontology and women's studies. Her publications include Women as Political Leaders (with Michael Genovese, Taylor and Francis Press) and New Direction in Old Age Policies (with Tonya Parrott, SUNY Press) and articles in Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, Southwest Journal of Aging, Encyclopedia of Aging and Journal of Women and Politics. Dr. Steckenrider has been a Research Consultant to the National Council on Aging, a recipient of Administration on Aging grants and has served on the Boards of Directors of a hospital, a skilled nursing facility and a municipal senior commission.

Dr. Steckenrider is the Pre-Law Advisor for Loyola Marymount University. She is available to meet with students to discuss the procedure and their concerns about applying to law school.

Education (3)

University of Southern California: Ph.D., American Politics, Gerontology, Demography and Research Methodology

University of Notre Dame: M.A., American Politics

University of Illinois: B.A., Political Science

Areas of Expertise (6)

Political Science Political Gerontology Women's Studies American Politics Public Policies On Aging Women and Politics

Industry Expertise (4)

Political Organization Women Research Education/Learning

Affiliations (5)

  • Women’s Caucus for Political Science
  • Western Political Science Association
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • American Society on Aging
  • American Political Science Association