The Life Course Center convenes conversations with an interdisciplinary pool of scholars interested in time, age, and the life course from ISRDI, the College of Liberal Arts, and the broader UMN community as members of the Life Course Center. Membership is conditional on the approval of its Academic Advisory Board. To become a Research Faculty member, simply send a c.v. and 2 sentences of your life course related research interests to


The Life Course Center has several staff members who support the Center.


The Life Course Center has an Academic Advisory Board, elected by Center faculty members. The Director of the Life Course Center is appointed conjointly by the Dean and the Director of ISRDI, guided by the votes of Life Course Center Faculty.