Dr. Ronald H. Aday

Professor

Dr. Ronald H. Aday
615-898-2125
Room 330, Andrew L. Todd Hall (TODD)
MTSU Box 10, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Oklahoma State University (1976)
  • M.S., University of Tulsa, OK (1971)
  • B.S., Oklahoma State University (1966)

Areas of Expertise

  • Aging/Social Gerontology
  • Applied Sociology/Evaluation
  • Research/Family Violence

Publications

  • Aday, R. H. & Krabill, J.J. (2011) Women Aging In Prison. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.  
  • Aday, R. H.  (2003) Aging Prisoners:  Crisis in American Corrections.  Praeger.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Aday, K. L. (2001) Group Work With the Elderly. Greenwood Press.  
  • Aday, R. H. Crime and the Elderly (1988). Greenwood Press.  
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  • Aday, R. H. & Krabill, J.J. (2011) Women Aging In Prison. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner.  
  • Aday, R. H.  (2003) Aging Prisoners:  Crisis in American Corrections.  Praeger.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Aday, K. L. (2001) Group Work With the Elderly. Greenwood Press.  
  • Aday, R. H. Crime and the Elderly (1988). Greenwood Press.  
  • Aday, R. H. & Tomazic, T. (1984). Assessment Indicators for Long-Term Care Placement. Lancer Publishing.
  • Clowers, L, Guyote, C. & Aday, R. (1973).  A Socio-Economic Study of the Jonesboro Urban Renewal Area, NDP ARK, A-24. Urban Renewal & Housing Authority, Jonesboro, AR.

Research Articles

  • Aday, R. H., & Wahidin, A.  (2016). Older prisoners’ experience of death, dying and grief behind bars. Howard Journal, 55, 312-327.  
  • Aday, R. H. & Wallace, B. (2015). Development and validation of the healthy aging incentives scale. Educational Gerontology, 41(12), 847-858.  
  • Aday, R. H., Dye, M., Kaiser, A. (2014). Examining the Effects of Sexual Victimization on the Mental and Physical Health of Incarcerated Women. Women & Criminal Justice, 24: 341-61.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  • Aday, R. H. & Krabill, J. J., Deaton, D. (2014).  Religion in the Lives of Older Incarcerated Women Serving Life.” Journal of Women and Aging, 26-238-256.    
  • Dye, M., Aday, R. H., Farney, L., and Raley, J. (2014). The Rock I Cling To: Religious Engagement in the Lives of Life-Sentenced Women.  The Prison Journal, 94, 388-408.  
  • Aday, R. H. & Farney, L. (2014). Malign Neglect: Older Women’s Perception of Health Care in Prison.  Journal of Bioethics Inquiry, 11, 359-372.          
  • Maschi, T. & Aday, R. H. (2014). The Social Determinants of Health and Justice and the Aging in Prison Crisis: A Call For Human Rights Action. International  Journal of Social Work, 1, 1-15.  
  • Dye, M. & Aday, R. H. (2013). I Just Wanted to Die: Pre-Prison and Current Suicide Ideation among Women Serving Life Sentences. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40, 832-849.
  • Deaton, D., Aday, R., & Wahidin, A. (2009). The effect of health and penal harm on aging female prisoners’views of dying in prison.”  Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 60,  51-70.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Kehoe, G. (2007). Working in Old Age:  Benefits of Participation in the Community Service Employment Program.  Journal of Workplace Behavior Health, 23,1125-146.  
  • Krabill, J., & Aday, R. H. (2006). Exploring the Social World of Aging Female Prisoners.  Journal of Women and Criminal Justice, 17, 27-53.   Farney, L.,
  • Aday, R. H., Breault, K.  (2006). Age Preferences and How Old is 'Too Old' for Selected Service Providers among Young, Middle-Aged and Older Adults, Educational Gerontology, 32, 215-224
  •  Aday, R. H., & Krabill, J. J. (2006). Aging Prisoners in the Criminal Justice System.  Marquette Elder’s Advisor, 7(2), 237-258.  
  • Aday, R. H. (2006). Aging Prisoners’ Concerns Toward Dying in Prison.  Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 52, 195-212.
  •  Aday, R. H. & Todd, C. (2006).  Senior Centers.  Encyclopedia of Aging, 4/e.  Springer Publishing Company.  
  • Aday, R. H.  (2006). The Graying of American Prisons.  Encyclopedia of Aging, 4/e. Springer Publishing Company.   
  • Aday, R.H., Farney, L., Kehoe, G. L.  (2006). Impact of Senior Center Friendships on Aging Women Who Live Alone.  Journal of Women & Aging, 18, 56-74.  
  • Wahidin, A. & Aday, R.  (2006). The Needs of Older Men and Women in the Criminal Justice System:  An International Perspective, Prison Service Journal, 160, 13-22.  
  • Campbell, J., & Aday, R. H. (2001). Benefits of a Nurse-Managed Wellness Program:  A Senior Center Model.  Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 20, 122-134..  
  • Aday, R. H., & Austin, B. (2000). Images of Aging In America Portrayed in the Lyrics of Country Music.  Educational Gerontology, 26, 135-154.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Kano, Z. (1997). Attitudes Toward Caring For Aging Parents: A Comparison of Laotian and U.S. Students.  Educational Gerontology, 23, 151-167.  
  • Aday, R. H., McDuffie, W., & Sims, C. (1996). Changing Attitudes Toward the Elderly: The Longitudinal Effects of an Intergenerational Partners Project.  Journal of  Research in Childhood Education, 32, 143-151.
  • Aday, R. H., Aday, K. L., Arnold, J. L., & Bendix, S.  (1996). Changing Children's Perceptions of the Elderly: Effects of Intergenerational Contact." Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 16, 129-138.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Shahan, D. (1995). Elderly Reactions to a Death Education Program in a Nursing Home Setting. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 1995, 15, 3-18.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Campbell, J. (1995). Changes in Nursing Students' Attitudes Following a Gerontology Curriculum. Educational Gerontology, 21, 247-260.  
  • Aday, R. H. (1994). Golden Years Behind Bar: Special Programs and Facilities for Elderly Inmates. Federal Probation, 23, 162-172.  
  • Aday, R. H.  (1993). A Case Study of New Elderly Offenders." International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 38, 71-82.  
  • Aday, R. H., Sims, C., & McDuffie, W. (1993). Impact of an Intergenerational Links Project on Black Adolescents' Attitudes Toward the Elderly. Educational Gerontology, 19, 663-673.  
  • Aday, R. H. (1992). Providing for the Geriatric Inmate: Implications for Training.  Journal of Correctional Training, Winter, 13-15.  
  • Aday, R. H., Sims, C., & Evans, E. (1991). Intergenerational Partners Project: A Model Linking Students with Senior Center Volunteers. The Gerontologist, 31, 263-266.  
  • Aday, R. H. (1991). The Gerontological Newsletter as an Educational Resource.  Educational Gerontology, 17, 315-322.  
  • Aday, R. H., Rice, C., Evans, E. (1991). Youth's Attitudes Toward  the Elderly: The Impact of Intergenerational Partners."  Journal of Applied Gerontology, 10, 372-384.  
  • Tomazic, T., & Aday, R. H. (1987). Will the Patient Go Home?   Assessment Prediction for Nursing Homes. American Statistical Association Proceedings, 582-587.  
  • Aday, R. H.  (1984). Belief in Afterlife and Death Anxiety:  Correlates and Comparisons. Omega: Journal of Death and  Dying, 15, 67-75.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Miles, L. (1982). Long-Term Impacts of Rural Migration of the Elderly: Implications for Research.  The Gerontologist, 22, 331-336.  
  • Aday, R. H., & Webster, E. (1980). Aging in Prison:  The Development of a Preliminary Model.  Offender Rehabilitation,3, 271-282.  
  • Aday, R. H. (1978). Toward the Development of a Therapeutic Program for Older Prisoners. Offender Rehabilitation, 1, 343-348.  

Invited Book Chapters

  • Aday, R. H., & Maschi, T. (2017)  Managing Elderly prisoners, In Devon Polaschek, Andrew Day and Clive Hollin (Eds). The Wiley International Handbook of Correctional Psychology. In press..  
  • Aday, R. H. (2017). Examining Critical Health Issues for Aging Prisoners. In Fred Law (Ed.), Correctional Health Care: Practice, Administration, and Law. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute (CRI). Chapter 9 (pp. 1-22)    
  • Aday, R. H., & Krabill, J. J. (2015). Grief and Loss: The Silenced Emotion Behind Bars. In Tashel Bordere & Darch Harris (Eds.) Social Justice Perspectives on Loss & Grief. Routledge Publishing Co. (87-105).
  •  Maschi T. & Aday, R H. (2015). Forging a Social Work Response to the Social Determinants of Health and Justice. Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging. NY: Oxford University Press. Pages 453-466.  
  • Aday, R. H. & Krabill, J. J. (2014).  Social Programming for Aging Prisoners: Theory and Application. In John Kerbs & Jennifer Jolly (Eds.), Senior Citizens Behind Bars. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, pages 69-92.  
  • Aday, R. H. & Krabill, J. J. (2013).  Older and Geriatric Offenders:  Critical Issues for the 21st Century.  In L. Gideon (Ed.) Special Needs Offenders in Correctional Institutions. Sage Publishing, pages 203-232.  
  • Wahidin, A. & Aday, R.  (2013). Older Female Prisoners in the UK and US: Finding Justice in the Criminal Justice System. In Margaret Malloch (Ed), Women, Punishment and Community Sanctions: Human Rights and Social Justice. Routledge Press, pages 65-78.            
  • Wahidin, A., & Aday, R. H. (2010). Later Life and Imprisonment.  The Sage Handbook of  Social Gerontology. London: Sage. pages 587-596.            
  • Aday, R. H. (2006). Managing Aging Prisoners in the United States.  In A. Wahidin and Maureen Cain (Ed.) Ageing, Crime and Society.  Willan Publishing, UK, 210-229, 2006.  
  • Aday, R. H. (2006). Aging Prisoners:  A New Frontier in Social Work.  In B. J. Berkman    & S. D’Ambruoso (Ed.), Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging.  New  York:  Oxford University Press, 231-241.  
  • Aday, R. H.  (2003). Evolving Role of the Senior Center in the 21st Century. In Baby Boomers at the Gate. (Serial No. 108-11., U. S. Government Printing Office, 69-79.  
  • Aday, R. H., Rice, C., Evans, E.  (1999). Changing Children's Attitudes Toward the Elderly: The Longitudinal Effects of an Intergenerational Partners Program.  In A Cross Section of Educational Research, L. S. Lyne (Ed) , Los Angeles:  Pyrczak Publishing (Reprint).     
  • Aday, R. H. (1999).  Golden Years Behind Bars:  Programs, Policies, and Facilities."  In Aging and the Law, L. A. Froik (Ed.), Temple University Press, 613-623. (Reprint)  
  • Aday, R. H. (1997).  Golden Years Behind Bars:  Programs, Policies, and Facilities.  In Introduction to Corrections. Incline Village, NE.: Copperhouse Publishing  Company, 97-107.  
  • Aday, R. H. & King, J. G. (1985). Measuring the Practice of Love in a Marital Dyad. In Family Strengths: Intimate Interactions (Ed.) George Rowe, et al., University of Nebraska Press,152-164.   
  • Aday, R. H. "Old Criminals. (1984). In Handbook on Aging in America (Ed.) Erdman Palmore, Greenwood Press, 295-310.  
  • Aday, R. H., & King, J. G. (1981). The Role of Intimacy as a Strength in the Aged Parent-  Adult Child Relationship. In Family Strengths: Blueprints for Action (Ed.) Nick Stinnet, et al., University of Nebraska Press, 129-138.

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