Angel, Jacqueline L. | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
  • 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


NewsMarch 9, 2018
LBJ Professor Jacqueline Angel to Discuss Innovative City Solutions to Aging

LBJ professor Jacqueline Angel sits on a SXSW panel on cities as incubators for successful aging.

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NewsMarch 9, 2018
LBJ Faculty, Alumni, Students Participate in SXSW 2018

Since 1989, tens of thousands of people from all over the world have flocked to Austin, Texas for the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals. SXSW includes a multitrack conference that runs concurrently with interactive, film, music and comedy festivals, bringing visitors together around topics like marketing, design, technology, government, health, the entertainment industry, social impact and so much more.

Below are some of the ways that the LBJ School community, from faculty to students and alumni, are engaged at SXSW 2018.

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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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