Toni Calasanti


Toni Calasanti, PhD, is Professor of Sociology at Virginia Tech, where she is also a faculty affiliate of the Center for Gerontology. A 2020 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Aging & Society at McMaster University, her national and international research on the intersections of age, gender, and social inequalities has examined ageism; gender and aging bodies; work and retirement in later life; and the impact of gender and sexual orientation on older adults’ carework for partners and spouses with dementia.