Allison Kabel

Associate Professor


Contact Information

LI 121 F
Tuesday & Thursday 12:30pm - 1:30pm


Educational Background

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Aging & Urban Health, Institute of Geronotology, Wayne State University, 2007

Ph.D., Anthropology, Wayne State University, 1997

M.A., Anthropology, specialization: Medical Anthropology, Wayne State University, 2005

B.A., Anthropology, Wayne State University, 1994


  • Kabel, A., Dimka, J., and McBee-Black, K. (2017). "Clothing-related barriers       experienced by people with mobility disabilities and impairments". Applied        Ergonomics: Human Factors in Technology and Society 59, 165-169.

  • Kabel, A., Teti, M. & Zhang, N. (2016). The Art of resilience: Photo-stories of     inspiration and strength among people with HIV/AIDS. Visual Studies 13 (3),          221-230

  • Kabel, A., McBee-Black, K., Dimka, J. (2016). Apparel-related community          participation barriers: Ability, adaptation and engagement. Disability and Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.3109/09638288.2015.1123309

  • Kabel, A., Khosla, N., & Teti, M. (2015). The dog narratives: Women with HIV & social benefits of the human-animal bond. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services 14 (4), 405-416. DOI: 10.1080/15381501.2013.860069

  • Kabel, A. (2015). Fighting for wellness: strategies of mid-to-older women living with cancer. Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, 30(1), 107-117. . DOI:10.1007/s10823-014-9252-7  

GERO 101                         Introduction to Gerontology
HLTH 207                        Health Care in the U.S.
SOCI 359                          Social Gerontology