Roybal Senior Scientist Karen Lincoln was named one of the 2018-2019 Encore Public Voices Fellows. She is one of 20 leaders in the inaugural cohort of the fellowship that brings together leading thinkers who are working at the intersection of aging, longevity and social justice (racial, gender, economic and beyond). The Encore Public Voices fellowship is a collaboration among Encore.org, The OpEd Project, and Ann MacDougall, the former president of Encore.org.
Lincoln is an associate professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work and the founder of Advocates for African American Elders. Her research is supported by a number of different agencies within the National Institutes of Health, including the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the National Institute of Mental Health.