McElhaney Hall, Room 112-E
Aging, Applied Theory and Research, Families, Leadership Development, Research Methods, Sociological Social Psychology
Dr. Beth Mabry’s C.V.
Beth Mabry’s teaching currently centers on undergraduate social research methods and doctoral leadership education courses. Her scholarly work examines issues of stress, coping, and well-being; social roles, identity, and the self; family and intergenerational
relationships; the adult life course; and aging and social policy. She teaches courses in research methods, sociology of families, interpersonal dynamics (sociological social psychology), aging and the life course, and principles of sociology, as
well as leadership theories and applications.
Mabry serves IUP as an at-large member of the University Planning Council and as an Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects alternate. She was co-chair of the University Scholars Fora for a decade, and works on undergraduate and
graduate curricula development for sociology, including Writing Across the Curriculum. She is engaged in mentoring and service roles in the Department of Sociology, as well as in the Administration and Leadership Studies, Nonprofit, and Public Sector
PhD program at both the Indiana and Harrisburg sites.
Completed dissertations and theses chaired by this faculty member