Dr. Anna Corwin

Doctor Corwin received her Ph.D. from UCLA in 2014 and is a recipient of fellowships from the National Science Foundation and The National Endowment for the Humanities for her research on aging and well-being.  An Associate Professor of Anthropology at Saint Mary’s College of California, Dr. Corwin has spent the last fourteen years researching how everyday practices shape individuals’ experiences of well-being as we age.  

An author of many peer reviewed articles and the book Embracing Age: How Catholic Nuns Became Models of Well-Being with Rutgers University Press (2021), Dr. Corwin’s work explores the effects of everyday routines and habits on health and well-being in older age.