Dr. Janice Purk

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Dr. Janice Purk

Associate Professor
History, Philosophy & Political Science


(570) 662-4486

Office Address

209c Retan Center
Mansfield University Campus

Curriculum Vitae

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Educational Background


Ph.D. Medical Sociology, May 2000,

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

            Dissertation Title: “She is doing it all; health care behaviors in the dual-earner family”

LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) courses completed

M.A., Family and Consumer Studies focus Gerontology, May 1990

 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

          Thesis Title: “Spousal caregiving of older adult CVA patients”

LSW certification completed- Social Work License in Ohio s000001870

Completion of 6-12 education requirements, December, 1976

Kent State University, Kent, Ohio


B.S., Home Economics, August, 1972

            Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

Partnerships and Affiliations

Member of ASA (American Sociological Assocation)

Member of ESS (Eastern Sociological Society)

Member of PSS (PA Sociological Society)

Office Hours

none for summer 18