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WHERE TO STUDY

There are hundreds of colleges which have courses in Thanatology, but there are now only two schools that offer degree programs in Thanatology.

FOR DEGREE PROGRAMS CONTACT:

Dr. Dana Cable
Thanatology Program
Hood College
Frederick, MD 21701
danacable@msn.com

Dr. Robert Bendiksen, Ph.D.
Soc/Arc Dept. 435 North Hall
University of Wisconsin
1725 State St
La Crosse, WI 54601-3742
Bendiksen@uwlax.edu

Also: Contact Dr. David Meagher, just retired from Brooklyn College, who might hear about new programs before we do.
thanatde@aol.com

OTHER PROGRAMS:

A Thanatology Certificate is offered at: The Thanatology Certificate Program, The Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, N.Y. 10805

Graduate programs where students can specialize in Thanatology, while meeting the degree requirements for another departmental major:

U.S. SCHOOLS:

  • Dr. Thomas Attig, Philosophy, Bowling Green State University,Bowling Green, OH. 43403
  • Dr. Inge B. Corless, Graduate Program in Nursing, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health
  • Professions,101 Merrimace St., Boston, MA. 02114,
  • Dr. Vanderlyn Pine, Dept. of Sociology, N.Y. U. at New Paltz, New Paltz, N.Y. 12561
  • Dr. Dale Lund, Gerontology Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Ut. 85112
  • Dr. Dale Larson, Dept. Of Counseling Psychology, University of Santa Clara, 220 Bannan Hall, Santa Clara, CA. 95053
  • Dr. Robert Neimeyer, Dept. Of Psychology, Memphis State University, Memphis TN. 38152
  • Dr. J.W. Worden, c/o Child Bereavement Study, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. 01114
  • Chair, Dept. of Sociology, University of Minnesota, 267 19th Ave.S. Minneapolis, MN 55455,
  • Chair, N411Y Family Health Care, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA. 94143-0606

CANADIAN SCHOOLS:

  • Dr. Steve Fleming, Dept. of Psychology, York University, Atkinson College, 4700 Keele St., North York, Ontario M3J 1P3.
  • Dr. Betty Davis, Dept. of Nursing, University of British Columbia,2075 Westbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z1