Sociology’s Jessica Kelley named editor-in-chief of social sciences section of The Journal of Gerontology, Series B

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) named Jessica A. Kelley, professor and director of the graduate program in sociology, as editor-in-chief of the social sciences section of The Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences

The Journal of Gerontology, Series B, is published by Oxford Journals on behalf of GSA. Its social sciences section publishes peer-reviewed articles using a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches encompassing quantitative, qualitative, experimental and non-experimental research. It covers such areas as anthropology, demography, economics, epidemiology, geography, health services research, political science, public health, social history, social work and sociology. The journal, with an impact factor of 3.502, is ranked third out of 36 titles in the gerontology category of Journal Citation Reports: Social Sciences Edition.

Kelley’s appointment begins January 2021.