Nancy Smuckler , Ph. D.
Nancy Smuckler, PhD, has her undergraduate degree with honors in psychology and her masters in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her doctorate is from UWM. Since graduating, her major focus has been on university teaching with some stints as a researcher. She has continuously taught at UWM for more years than she cares to reveal, and has also instructed at Marquette University. Having taught in the Schools of Social Work and Education, as well as the Colleges of Health Science and Nursing, has broadened her own perspective on aging and contributed to her awareness of the inter-relationship of the domains. She previously served as the Associate Director and Research Scientist at the Center for Aging and Development at the Medical College of Wisconsin with a focus on successful retirement. Her primarily interest is cognitive changes through the life span development.