Center for Family and Demographic Research
Associate Professor, Gerontology Program
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 2000
Dr. Stelle’s current research interests include issues of older men and masculinity, social roles and transitions in later-life individuals and families, social support networks of midlife and aging adults, and patterns of grief and adaptations to bereavement.
Watson, W. K., & Stelle, C. (2011). Dating for older women: Experiences and meanings of dating in later life. Journal of Women & Aging, 23, 1-13.
Stelle, C. D. & Sheehan, N. (2011). Exploring paternal maturity in the experience of older men as fathers of adult children. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 72, 45-65.
Stelle, C., Fruhauf, C., Orel, N., & Landry-Meyer, L. (2010). Grandparenting in the 21st century: Issues of diversity in grandparent – grandchild relationships. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 53, 682-701.
Liederbach, J., & Stelle, C. (2010). Policing a graying population: A study of police contacts with older adults. The Journal of Crime and Justice, 33, 37-70.
Watson, W. K., Bell, N. J., & Stelle, C. (2010). Women narrate later-life remarriage: Negotiating the cultural to create the personal. Journal of Aging Studies, 24, 302-312.
Orel, N. A., Stelle, C., Watson, W. K., & Bunner, B. (2009). No one is immune: A community education partnership addressing HIV/AIDS and older adults. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29: 352.
Stelle, C. (2009). Adult Protective Services. In B. Fisher and S. Lab (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.