Berit Ingersoll-Dayton

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Director, Joint Doctoral Program in Social Work and Social Science
Professor, Social Work

Office Location(s): 3712 SSWB
Phone: 734.763.6577

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Social Work and Social Sciences
  • About

    Professor Berit Ingersoll-Dayton is the director of the Joint Doctoral Program in Social Work and Social Science. She is interested in social support and clinical research with respect to families in later life. Within the area of social support, she focuses on positive and negative aspects of support, gender differences, issues of equity and reciprocity, and cross-cultural differences in marital and intergenerational relationships. In relation to clinical research, she has assessed various group interventions with the elderly, intergenerational family therapy approaches, and methods of assisting employed caregivers of the elderly.

  • Education
    • B.A., Oberlin College
    • M.A., University of Michigan
    • Ph.D., University of Michigan