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Dr. Sara Green has research interests that center on the social experience of health, illness and disability both across the life span and in elderly populations. She is particularly interested in care-giver/care-recipient relationships. She is a member of USF Institute on Aging and is affiliated with the interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Aging studies. She is the author of articles in journals including Sociological Inquiry, The Clinical Gerontologist, Journal of Loss and Trauma, Sociology of Health; Illness and the International Journal of Aging and Development, and Social Science and Medicine.

Brandon Kroll earned his degree in English right here at USF and started his career in education in 2002 when he began working for Sylvan Learning Centers.  After 4 years as Center Director he began working here at USF as an Academic Advisor for Pre-Health Professions students in 2006. Then,  after 4 amazing  years working with Pre-Health Professions students in the Graduate and Undergraduate Studies (GUS) office he made the switch to Interdisciplinary Social Sciences in 2010. Brandon’s diversity and interdisciplinary experience both as a student, a professional, and as an advisor will help students reach their goals and graduate. Brandon can be reached at, and you can make an appointment for advising by going to