Faculty / Staff

Suzie Macaluso, PhD

Suzie Macaluso, PhD

Director, Pruett Gerontology Center


Dr. Macaluso began doing gerontology research in 2014 beginning with a project on clergy retirement preparedness with Dr. C. D. Pruett that they presented at the Southwestern Social Sciences Association meeting. Dr. Macaluso is also an Associate Professor of Sociology and Gerontology.


PhD, Purdue University, Sociology, 2010
MS, Purdue University, Sociology, 2004
BS, Cascade College, Interdisciplinary Studies, 2003

Expertise and Repertoire

Quantitative Methods, Church Health, Aging Studies 

Courtney McGaha

Administrative Coordinator


Courtney McGaha’s role as Administrative Coordinator at the Pruett Gerontology Center is to help organize service opportunities and events that help everyone gain a higher appreciation of older generations, the issues they may face, as well as the positive impact they have in our lives.


BFA, Abilene Christian University, Graphic Design, 2014
MFA, Academy of Art University, Visual Effects, 2019