Education
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, Rutgers University
Teaching Areas
  • Policy Process and Institutions

Jacqueline L. Angel is professor of public affairs and sociology and a faculty affiliate at the Population Research Center and LBJ School Center for Health and Social Policy at UT Austin. She did her postdoctoral training at Rutgers University in mental health services research and the Pennsylvania State University Program in Demography of Aging. Her research examines health and retirement issues in the U.S., with a focus on older minorities, the impact of social policy on the Hispanic population and Mexican American families. She is author/co-author/editor of 80 journal articles, 30 book chapters and 10 books. Her recent publications include “Latinos in an Aging World,” “Challenges of Latino Aging in the Americas” and “Handbook of the Sociology of Aging.” Dr. Angel is a fellow of the Behavioral and Social Sciences section of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and a senior fellow at the UTMB School of Medicine’s Sealy Center on Aging. She was honored with the GSA Senior Service Scholar Award and the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize. In Austin, she is a member of the President’s Council at Family Eldercare and was a 2013 recipient of the Jackie Lelong Visionary Leader Award.

Media Expertise
  • Aging Policy
  • Global Public Health
  • Aging & Gerontology
  • Hispanic healthcare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Long-term Care
  • Healthcare

Newsworthy

Media MentionJuly 19, 2017
New Opportunities in Research on Aging in the Americas

By 2025, at least one-fifth of the population of 15 countries in the Americas will be 60 or older. As in the United States, the older population itself in Latin America is rapidly aging, and those 80 and over are projected to quadruple from 2015 to 2050. LBJ professor Jacqui Angel is a leading voice on aging and will participate in the Conference Series on Aging in the Americas in September. 

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NewsMay 17, 2017
LBJ School Students Receive Top Honors for Outstanding Student Research

Three students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2017 Central Texas American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) James McGrew Research Award, which recognizes outstanding student research in the field of public administration and/or public policy.

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NewsMay 5, 2017
Policy Research Institute Provides LBJ School Faculty Opportunities for Worldwide Research

Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.

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