Social & Behavioral Sciences


Meet Our Chair
Dr. Jerry Ingram has been with UAPB since 2007, when he began as a Assistant Professor of Gerontology and Addiction Studies. His professional memberships include Society for Social Work and Research, Council on Social Work Education, Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work, among many others. He completed his undergraduate, graduate and doctoral studies from the University of Iowa. Dr. Ingram’s research interests focus on retirement planning among baby boomers and among marital dyads. He is also interested in substance abuse research among minority populations. He has served as department chair since 2017.


Improving Communities

We prepare students for careers that impact the quality of life for communities.

Strong Enrollment

Our department had the second highest enrollment for the Spring 2024 semester.

Degrees for the Future

Degree offerings within our department represent career opportunities for the evolving needs of the US population.

Degree Options

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