Ronald H. Aday Dr. Aday
Ph.D., 1976
Oklahoma State University

TODD 303

Areas of interest:
Aging/Social Gerontology, Family,
Applied Sociology/Evaluation Research

Office Hours: 
Tuesday/Thursday 8:30-9:30am and 11:15-2:15am


Fall 2014 Class Schedule:

SOC 2500 Marriage and Family TR, Peck Hall 300 2:40 to 4:05pm
SOC 4020 Sociology of Aging TR, Peck Hall 320 9:40 to 11:05am
SOC 4140 Violence in the Family TR, Peck Hall 218 4:20 to 5:45pm


Aday, Ronald H., with D. Deaton and A. Wahidin. 2009-2010. "The Effect of Health and Penal Harm on Aging Female Prisoners' Views of Dying in Prison." Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 60, 51-70.

Aday, Ronald H.
with G. Kehoe. 2008. "Working in Old Age: Benefits of Participation in the Community Service Employment Program,"; Journal of Workplace Behavior Health, 23, 125-145.

Aday, Ronald H. 2006. "Managing Aging Prisoners in the United States," in A. Wahidin & M. Cain (eds.), Aging, Crime and Society. Willan Publishing, UK, 210-229.

Aday, Ronald H. with L. Farney and K. Breault. 2006. "Age Preferences and How Old is 'Too Old' for Selected Service Providers among Young, Middle-Aged and Older Adults," Educational Gerontology. 32, 215-224.

Aday, Ronald H. with J.J. Krabill. 2006. "Aging Prisoners in the Criminal Justice System."; Marquette Elder's Advisor. 7(2): 237-258.

Aday, Ronald H. with C. Todd. 2006. "Senior Centers."; Encyclopedia of Aging, 4/e. Springer Publishing Company.

Aday, Ronald H. 2006. "The Graying of American Prisons. Encyclopedia of Aging, 4/e. Springer Publishing Company.

Aday, Ronald H. with L. Farney and G. Kehoe. 2006. "Impact of Senior Center Friendships on Aging Women Who Live Alone." Journal of Women and Aging, 18, 56-74.

Aday, Ronald H. 2005-2006. "Aging Prisoners' Concerns Toward Dying in Prison," Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. 52, 195-212.

Aday, Ronald H. with A. Wahidin. 2005. "The Needs of Older Men and Women in the Criminal Justice System: An International Perspective," Prison Service Journal. 160, 13-22.

Aday, Ronald H. with J. Kraybill. 2005. "Exploring the Social World of Aging Female Prisoners."; Journal of Women and Criminal Justice 17, 27-54.

Aday, Ronald H. 2004. "Aging Prisoners: A New Frontier in Social Work,"; in Berkman (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Social Work and Aging.New York: Oxford Univ. Press.

Aday, Ronald H. 2003. "Aging Prisoners: Crisis in American Corrections .";Westport: Praeger.

Aday, Ronald H. 2003. "Evolving Role of the Senior Center in the 21st Century,"; in Baby Boomers at the Gate, Special Committee on Aging, Government Printing Office, 69-79.

Aday, Ronald H. with J. Campbell. 2001. "Benefits of a Nurse-Managed Wellness Program,"; Journal of Gerontological Nursing. 27, 3, 39-43.

Aday, Ronald H. with B. Austin. 2000. "Images of Aging in the Lyrics of American Country Music,"; Educational Gerontology. 26, 2, 135-154.

Aday, Ronald H. 1999. "Changing Children's Attitudes Toward the Elderly," in L. Lyne (ed.), A Cross Section of Educational Research. Los Angeles: Pyrczak Publishing.

Aday, Ronald H. with K.L. Aday. 1997. "Group Work with the Elderly: An Annotated Bibliography.";New York: Greenwood Press.

Aday, Ronald H. 1997. "Golden Years Behind Bars: Programs, Policies and Facilities," in L. Froik (ed.), Aging and the Law. Temple University Press, 613-623.

Aday, Ronald H. with Z.M. Kano. 1997. "Attitudes Toward Caring for Aging Parents: A Comparison of Laotian and U.S. Students," Educational Gerontology. 23, 2, 151-167.

Aday, Ronald H. with K.L. Aday, J.L. Arnold and S.L. Bendix. 1996. "Changing Children's Perceptions of the Elderly: The Effects of Intergenerational Contact." Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. 16, 3, 37-51.

Aday, Ronald H. with C.R. Sims and W. McDuffie. 1996. "Changing Children's Attitudes Toward the Elderly: The Longitudinal Effects of an Intergenerational Partners Program." Journal of Research in Childhood Education.. 10, 2, 143-151.

Aday, Ronald H. with M.J. Campbell. 1995. "Changes in Nursing Students' Attitudes and Work Preferences after a Gerontology Curriculum." Educational Gerontology. 21, 3, 247-260

Aday, Ronald H. with D.R. Shahan. 1995. "Elderly Reactions to a Death Education Program in a Nursing Home Setting," Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. 15, 3, 18.

Aday, Ronald H. 1994. "Golden Years Behind Bars: Special Programs and Facilities for Elderly Inmates," Federal Probation. 58, 2, 47-54.

Aday, Ronald H. 1994. "Aging in Prison: A Case Study of New Elderly Offenders," International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 38, 1, 79-91.

Aday, Ronald H. with W. McDuffie and C.R. Sims. 1993. "Impact of an Intergenerational Program on Black Adolescents' Attitudes Toward the Elderly." Educational Gerontology. 19, 7, 663-673.

Aday, Ronald H. 1992. "Providing for the Geriatric Inmate:Implications for Training," Journal of Correctional Training. Winter, 13-15.

Aday, Ronald H. 1991. "Important Functions of the Gerontological Newsletter," Educational Gerontology. 17, 4, 315-322.

Aday, Ronald H. with C.R. Sims and E. Evans. 1991. "Youth Attitudes Toward the Elderly: The Impact of Intergenerational Partners," Journal of Applied Gerontology. 10, 3, 372-384.

Aday, Ronald H. 1991. "Intergenerational Partners Project: A Model Linking Elementary Students with Senior Center Volunteers," Gerontologist. 31, 2, 263-266.

Aday, Ronald H. 1988. "Crime and the Elderly: An Annotated Bibliography ."; New York: Greenwood Press.

Aday, Ronald H. with T. Tomazic. 1987. "Will the Patient Go Home? Assessment Prediction for Nursing Homes." American Statistical Association Proceedings, 582-87.

Aday, Ronald H. with J. King. 1985. "Measuring the Practice of Love in a Marital Dyad," in G. Rowe, et al. (eds.) Family Strengths: Intimate Interactions. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 152-164.

Aday, Ronald H. 1984-5. "Belief in Afterlife and Death Anxiety: Correlations and Comparisons," Omega. 15, 67-75.

Aday, Ronald H. with T. Tomazic. 1984. "Assessment Indicators for Long-Term Care Placement,"; National Health Corp., Lancer Publishing.

Aday, Ronald H. 1984. "Criminals," in E. Palmore (ed.) Handbook on the Aged in the United States. Westport, Greenwood.

Aday, Ronald H. with L. Miles. 1982. "Long-term Impacts of Rural Migration of the Elderly: Implications for Research," Gerontologist. 22, 3, 331-336.

Aday, Ronald H. with J. King. 1981. "The Role of Intimacy as a Strength in the Aged Parent-Adult Child Relationship," in N. Stinnet (ed.), Family Strengths: Blueprint for Action. Univ. of Nebraska Press, 129-138.

Aday, Ronald H. with E.L. Webster. 1979. "Aging in Prison: The Development of a Preliminary Model," Offender Rehabilitation. 3, 3, 271-282.

Aday, Ronald H. 1978. "Toward the Development of a Therapeutic Program for Older Prisoners," Offender Rehabilitation. 1, 343-348.

Aday, Ronald H. with L. Clowers and C. Guyote. 1973. A Socio-Economic Study of the Jonesboro Urban Renewal Area, Jonesboro Urban Renewal & Housing Authority, Jonesboro, Arkansas.