Research description: Dr. Kimberley Wilson is an assistant professor who studies adult development and aging, with a specific focus on aging and mental health. As a social gerontologist, her current research interests include health and mental health, ageism, stigma, social and health policy. Dr. Wilson is also interested in the inclusion of social determinants of health and social inclusion/equity lenses into gerontology research. Her teaching and research philosophies are influenced by her social work background and her interest in promoting gerontology in higher education. She is currently recruiting graduate students with complementary interests for the 2016-2017 academic year.