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Amanda E. Barnett University of Wisconsin-Stout

Amanda E. Barnett is Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI, United States. Her work focuses on the areas of caregiving, intergenerational relationships, and late life family decision-making. She was the 2010 recipient of the Gerontological Society of America Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Interdisciplinary Paper Award, and the 2010-2011 recipient of the Shelley Joseph Kordell Scholarship from the University of Minnesota Center on Aging for her pursuit of a career in aging. She has presented and published her research on a range of topics including marital relationships of grandparents raising grandchildren, financial long-term care decisions among couples, adult child caregivers’ multiple roles and health outcomes, and intergenerational resource transfers. Her work appears in a variety of journals, including Journal of Marriage and Family, Research on Aging, International Journal of Aging and Human Development, Journal of Family and Economic Issues, and Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning.