Harvey Sterns The University of Akron, USA
Harvey L. Sterns, PhD, is in the Transition After Retirement Program, professor emeritus of psychology, and director and senior fellow of the Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology at The University of Akron. He is research professor of gerontology in Family and Community Medicine at the Northeast Ohio Medical University. He has been a faculty member in both the psychology of adult development and aging and industrial/organizational psychology graduate programs and chaired the specialization in industrial gerontological psychology. He has published extensively on cognitive intervention, work and retirement, career development, training and retraining, and self-management of career and retirement. He is a licensed psychologist in Ohio and is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. He has served as president of Division 20 Adult Development and Aging of the American Psychological Association, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education, and Sigma Phi Omega National Academic and Professional Society in Gerontology. He was inducted into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame in 2014. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ohio Association for Gerontology and Education in 2015.