Prospective Students

The ‘Tuning Fork’ sculpture next to the Auditorium.

The ‘Tuning Fork’ sculpture next to the Auditorium.

Graduate Students

Dr. Hurd is currently accepting MA, MKIN, and PhD students. To discuss opportunities, please contact her at

Areas of graduate research training that Dr. Hurd supervises include socio-cultural/sociological considerations of aging, body image, gender, health, disability, illness, physical activity, and the use of assistive technologies.


Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students interested in qualitative research focused on aging, health, gender, and the body should contact Dr. Hurd at about possible research opportunities.