Current Students - ADA

Adult Development and Aging (Ph.D.)

Current Students

Students and their primary faculty advisors are listed below.

First Year Cohort
  • Lucas Hamilton (Cleveland; Dr. Allard)
  • Katy Zeltinger (Cleveland; Dr. Judge)
  • Michelle Hughes (Akron; Dr. Allen)
  • Cassie Richards (Akron; Dr. Stanley)
  • Michael Vale (Akron; Dr. Bisconti)
Second Year Cohort
  • Jenni Turner (Akron; Dr. Stanley)
Third Year Cohort
  • Suzanne Beans (Akron; Dr. Bisconti)
  • Peter Mallik (Akron; Dr. Allen)
  • Halley Cooper-Shumway (Akron; Dr. Stanley)


Fourth Year Cohort
  • Elliott Jardin (Cleveland; Dr. Allen)
  • Samantha Tuft (Cleveland; Dr. McLennan)
  • Britney Webster (Akron; Dr. Stanley)


Fifth Year Cohort
  • Maria Donaldson (Cleveland; Dr. Allard)
  • Katherine Harrington (Akron/Cleveland; Dr. Stearns and Dr. Judge)
  • Xuan Li (Akron; Dr. Allen)
  • Evan Shelton (Cleveland; Dr. Judge)


ADA Graduate Student Handbook

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Forms for Current Students

These forms are fillable pdf forms. To complete, download the form to your computer and type or select the appropriate information to complete the form, including adding a digital signature.

Keep Track of Your Progress
End of Year Evaluation
Master’s Thesis Forms
Comprehensive Exams
Dissertation Forms




ADA Links

The Gerontological Society of America

American Psychological Association, Division 20