Carl Renold headshotCarl Renold

Office: EC-460
Phone: (657) 278-5106




Dr. Renold received his Ph.D. in Gerontology/Public Policy from USC in 1995. During the last ten years he has worked in higher education for several institutions including The University of Maryland, The University of Southern California, University of Louisiana, Monroe and California State University Fullerton. From 1995 to 1998 Dr. Renold was the Endowed Assistant Professor of Gerontology at Northeast Louisiana University. Prior to 1995 Dr. Renold worked for several years as an administrator in the Orange County Health Care Agency.

Current research interests include:

  • Successful Aging
  • Survey Research
  • Technology and Aging
  • Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
  • Caregiver Stress


Accomplish and Rewards:

  • 2002-2001 California State University Fullerton Outstanding Faculty Award.
  • Endowed Assistant Professor of Gerontology. Northeast Louisiana University. Fall 1997.
  • Invited Participant: Gerontological Society of America Presidential Session for Outstanding Presentations. 1997 National Convention. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Founding President. Sigma Phi Omega. U.S.C. Chapter. National Gerontological Honor Society.
  • Recipient:  Educational Foundation of America Scholarship, 1989 through 1993.


Renold, L. C. (1999).   Life-Long Learning Opportunities for Seniors on the Web.    Journal of CyberPsychology and Behavior, 2 (6), 515-519.

Bucur, A. L., Renold, L. C. (1999).   How Do Older Net citizens Compare with Their Younger Counterparts? Journal of CyberPsychology and Behavior, 2(6), 505-513.

Renold, L. C. (2000).   Creating a Gerontology Web Course: A Bottom-Up Approach.   Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 20(4), 17-30.

Renold, L. C., Bucur, A. L. (2000).   Introduction: Distance Learning in Gerontology.   Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 20(4), 3-6.

Carrillo, F., Renold, L. C. (2000).   Pedagogical Considerations for On-line Distance Learning Programs In Gerontology. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 20(4), 55-62.

Chen, Z., Renold, L. C.,  Johnson, C. J. (2000).   Kinship Relations of Chinese Elderly in America: A Site Survey Report.   The Southwest Journal on Aging,  15(2), 37-46.

Schneider, E. L., Henke, M. G., Renold, L. C. (2000).   Targeting working professionals: a Master’s of arts in gerontology.   Information Communication & Society,    3(4), 622-626.

Renold, L. C. (2001).   Futile Medical Treatment: A Matter of Age?   The Southwest Journal on Aging,   17(1/2), 47-55.

Renold, L. C., Krier, B. E. (2003).   Is Ethics Training Keeping Up: Results of a Nationwide Survey.   Applied Educational Research Journal, 17(1), 58-68.

Renold, L. C., Meronk, C. Kelly, C. (2004).    Technology in Community Based Organizations that Serve Older People: High Tech meets High Touch.   Educational Gerontology, Volume 30, Number 9.

Doyle, J. & Renold L. C. (2004).   Hopelessness: Results of a Nationwide Survey of Family Physicians   Applied Educational Research Journal, 18 (1), p. 58-68.