Loyola University Chicago

Department of Anthropology

Dr. Christine L. Fry (Retired)

Loyola University of Chicago
Department of Anthropology
Lake Shore Campus, Damen Hall
6525 N. Sheridan
Chicago, Illinois 60626
(773) 508-3445

Christine L. Fry received her Ph.D. in sociocultural anthropology from the University of Arizona. She has specialized in the anthropology of age by first living in a retirement community and then investigating the cognitive organization of the life-course in the United States. Most recently she has directed Project AGE, a cross-cultural research endeavor to examine the meaning of age and how different communities shape the experience of aging. In addition to her work in the United States, she has conducted research in Africa(among the !Kung and Herero), the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong.

Dr. Fry retired from the Anthropology Department in June of 2004. She currently resides in Arizona.