Dr. J. Brandon Wallace
Chair/Professor/Aging Studies Director
Departments / Programs
- PHD, University of Florida (1990)
- MA, Middle Tennessee State University (1987)
- BA, Athens State University (1985)
Areas of Expertise
Research Methods, Statistics, Aging, Family, Medical, Social Psychology
Dr. J. Brandon Wallace is Professor of Sociology, Director of Aging Studies, and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Dr. Wallace has been teaching in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at MTSU for almost 30 years and has served as chair for the past 6 years. He primarily teaches courses in introductory sociology, social problems, research methods, statistics, aging and family. His scholarly interests center around aging and the elderly, especially as they relate to aging families, caregiving, health care, and the physical and mental well-being of aging individuals.
(2017) Generational differences in knowledge, recognition, and perceptions of elder abuse reporting, Educational Gerontology, 43:11, 568-581.
(2015) Development and Validation of the Healthy Aging Incentives Scale, Educational Gerontology, 41:12, 847-858.
Wallace, J. Brandon with Suzanne Prevost and Susan Miller. 2008. "Dying in Institutions,"; in Decision-Making Near the End of Life: Recent Developments and Future Directions, Dean Blevins and James L. Worth, Jr. (eds.), Sudbary, MA: Jones and Barlett, October.
Wallace, J. Brandon with Suzanne Prevost. 2006. "Two Methods for Predicting Limited Life Expectancy in Nursing Homes," Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp 148-153, June.
Wallace, J. Brandon with P. Heller, C. Smith, F. Amey and V. MacLean. 2005. "Tennessee Maternal and Child Health Needs Assessment Report, Tennessee Department of Health.
Wallace, J. Brandon. 1994. "Life Stories," in Gubrium, J.F. & A. Sankar, (eds.), Qualitative Methods in Aging Research, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Wallace, J. Brandon. 1993.
"Review of Story Writing in a Nursing Home: A Patchwork of Memories by M.T. John," Educational Gerontology, 19, 1. Wallace, J. Brandon. 1992.
"Wallace Replies," The Gerontologist, 32, 2, 274.
"Reconsidering the Life Review: the Social Construction of Talk about the Past," The Gerontologist, 32, 1, 120-125. Wallace, J. Brandon with M. Robinson, M. DeHaven and T. Fost. 1992.
"Hypercholesterolemia: Case Finding in Family Practice, " Southern Medical Journal, November. Wallace, J. Brandon. 1992.
Wallace, J. Brandon with J. Gubrium. 1990. "Who Theorises Age?" Aging and Society, 10, 131-149.