Margaret J. Penning

Margaret J. Penning

University of Victoria , Canada

Title Of Presentation :
Gender, race and immigrant status: Linking intersectionality and stress process theories for an understanding of health outcomes in middle and later life in Canada

Biography

Margaret Penning is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Victoria, Canada. Her research interests include aging, health and health care. Within these areas, her research tends to focus on issues of marriage and family, informal and formal care in middle and later life, mental health and well-being, and structural inequalities in health and health care.  She is currently the principal investigator of a program of research focusing on the implications of immigrant status, gender and race intersections for well-being in middle and later life.