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

NewsApril 3, 2017
LBJ School Students Compete at Penn Policy Proposal Challenge, Aim to Implement Proposal Locally

Master of Public Affairs students Haley Chambers, Christine Leal and Samuel Storey represented the LBJ School at the University of Pennsylvania Policy Proposal Challenge Invitational occurring March 24–26, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, making it to the semi-finals.

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FeatureMarch 24, 2017
Meet Your MPAff Graduate Adviser: Jacqueline Angel

Jacqui Angel, professor of public affairs and sociology, serves as a graduate adviser to LBJ School students in the MPAff program.

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NewsJanuary 19, 2017
INNOVATION BOUND: The Annual Celebration of LBJ School Policy Research

In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on February 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.

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