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Takashi Yamashita

Takashi Yamashita

Assoc Prof

Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health
Gerontology Ph.D. Program
Erickson School

Public Policy 216


MPH University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2017

Ph D Miami University 2011

MA Ball State University 2007

MA Ball State University 2007

BA Tokyo Gakugei University 2003


Takashi Yamashita, Ph.D., MPH, MA is a social gerontologist by training and an associate professor of sociology at UMBC. He is a faculty in the UMBC Gerontology Ph.D. program.

Research Interests

health literacy; wider benefits of lifelong learning and adult education; aging and well-being; gerontology education;

Teaching Interests

Social gerontology, sociology of aging, applied social statistics, survey research methods,

Selected Classes

  • Fall 2019 SOCY 608 – Advan Stat Methods
  • Summer 2019 GERO 801 – Independent Study Gero
  • Spring 2019 GERO 751 – Gerontology Theory & Methods II