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Kathleen Waldron

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Senior Lecturer
Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 3051
Biography: 

Kathleen Waldron has taught at ASU West since 1993. Her primary focus areas are related to family dynamics. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on Marriage and the Family; Parenting; Adolescence; Courtship and Marriage; Human Sexuality; Psycholoyg of Aging; Perspectives on Aging (controversies); Communication and Aging; Aging and the Family; Women in Midlife and Beyond; Caregiving in Later-Life; and others. In addition, she is the former director of ASU's gerontology progam and School of Aging. She currently teaches classes in psychology and sociology, as well as the course Advanced Research Methods. She is also the internship director for social and behavioral sciences in ASU West's New College and The Washington Center internship liaison at ASU. She regularly presents to community groups on any of the above topics as well as the Myers-Briggs, stress management and other areas.

Education: 
  • M.S. Human Development, University of Texas-Dallas
  • B.A.  Psychology, Univeristy of Dayton
Summer 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
COM 417Communication and Aging
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
PSY 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
PSY 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
POS 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
SOC 315Courtship and Marriage
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
FAS 436Sexuality Mid-Life & Beyond
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
PSY 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
POS 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
SOC 315Courtship and Marriage
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
PSY 494Special Topics
NEW 494Special Topics
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
FAS 436Sexuality Mid-Life & Beyond
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
SBS 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
SOC 315Courtship and Marriage
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
JHR 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
COM 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
PSY 494Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SOC 400Perspectives on Aging
COM 417Communication and Aging
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
COM 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
PSY 598Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
SOC 315Courtship and Marriage
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
COM 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
PSY 484Internship
POS 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
NEW 494Special Topics
PSY 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
COM 308Adv Research Methods in Comm
COM 417Communication and Aging
PSY 447Psychology of Aging
PSY 484Internship
SOC 484Internship
SBS 484Internship
POS 484Internship
COM 484Internship
NEW 484Internship
PSY 494Special Topics
NEW 494Special Topics
Presentations: 

Talking Across the Generations

Ageism

Myths and Facts About Sexuality and Aging

Help! My Child’s (Almost) a Teenager!

Understanding and Appreciating Your Child’s Personality

Why Do You DO That?!? 

Caregiving and STRESS

Surviving the First Year of Retirement

Finding Meaning Within and Without

To Discipline / To Teach

Challenges of Retirement

Serving the 50+ Customer:  How Aging Issues Affect ____ 

Stress and Coping

What REALLY Happens As We Age:  Physical Change, Social Impacts

Long-Distance Grandparenting

Many others ...