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

NewsJune 22, 2018
LBJ School students honored for outstanding research

Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs received recognition for research on aging policy. 

 

Twelve students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2018 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. Students received the award on May 21 during the CenTex ASPA Public Service Awards Banquet.

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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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