Aging and the Life Course; Caregiving for Aged and/or Chronically Ill People; Sociology of Work/Occupations; Careers; Qualitative Methods; Teaching/pedagogy.
Ph D Sociology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Outstanding College Service Award
College of Arts and Sciences
Elected Chair of Membership & Outreach Committee, Society for the Study of Social Problems.
Illinois State University Outstanding Teaching Award for pre-tenured faculty
Elected Chair, Division on Youth, Aging, & the Life Course
Society for the Study of Social Problems.
Wellin, C. Review of "Retirement on the Line.". Michael Chibnik (EDs). John Wiley & Sons 116.6 (2014): 685-686.
Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
Wellin, C., & Hollister, B. Societal Aging in the U.S.: Impact on Health, Economic Security, and Retirement. Glenn W. Muschert, et al (EDs), Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions 2012. Society for the Study of Social Problems (2012): 100-115.
Wellin, C. Paid caregiving for older adults with serious or chronic illness: Ethnographic perspectives, evidence, and implications for training.. Chris Wellin (EDs), Critical Gerontology Comes of Age.. Routledge/Taylor & Francis: 36 DS pages..
Wellin, Chris (Ed.) 2018. "Critical Gerontology Comes of Age: Advances in Research and Theory for a New Century."
Wellin, C. The Need for, and Fruits of, a Current, Critical Gerontology.. Chris Wellin (EDs), Critical Gerontology Comes of Age: Advances in Theory and Research for a New Century.. Routledge/Taylor & Francis: 25 pages..
Journal Article, Professional Journal
Wellin, C. Documentary Film and Cumulative Knowledge in Sociology: The Career of Richard Broadman.. Kathleen Lowney (EDs). Teaching Sociology 41.4 (2013): 403-407.
Impacts of Neoliberalism on Social Work Practice and Careers: A Literature Review and Agenda for Research. Annual Meeting. Society for the Study of Social Problems. (2018)
Schmeeckle, Maria and Wellin, Christopher. "Fostering Independent Undergraduate Research to Explore Global Connections and Social World” in session, “Pedagogical (R)evolutions in a Globalizing World” at Society for the Study of Social Problems conference, August 19, 2016, Seattle, WA.
A Formative Evaluation of Select Evidence-Based Healthy Aging Programs in Illinois.. Annual Meeting. Society for the Study of Social Problems. (2015)
Celebrating the Career Contributions of Howard S. Becker. Annual Meeting. Soceity for the Study of Social Problems. (2015)
Hospice Volunteering: Invisible but Essential Work.. Annual Appreciation Banquet for Hospice Volunteers: Advocate-Bromenn.. Advocate-BroMenn Hospice. (2015)
Evidence Based Practice in Health and Human Services: Keys to Critique from a Sociological Perspective. First Friday's Symposium series.. Department of Sociology & Anthropology, ISU. (2014)
Exemplars of Qualitative Health Research: Contributions of Leonard Schatzman. Annual Meetings of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Society for the Study of Social Problems. (2014)
The Relevance for Social Gerontology for Understanding the Contemporary College Experience.. "Red Talks". PSI CHI and Student Psychology Association of ISU. (2014)
Effectively Involving Faculty in the Internship Process. Illinois Cooperative Education and Internship Association. Illinois State University. (2013)
Scrutinizing Evidence Based Practice Across Practice Fields Serving Older and/or Disabled Adults.. Society for the Study of Social Problems. (2013)