Brittney Pond, PhD(c)

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Co-Assistant Director, Emancipatory Sciences Lab

Graduate Student Researcher, UCSF Institute for Health & Aging, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department

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Brittney Pond is a doctoral student in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences at UCSF. Her main research interests focus on perceptions of aging, dying well, and elder agency, especially for those with Alzheimer's disease. She is engaged in conversations regarding emotion work, caregiver burnout, and qualitative methodologies. She received a BA from the College of Holy Cross, where she completed a thesis using ethnographic methods to study caregivers working with people who have Alzheimer's disease.