Janie Steckenrider

Associate Professor of Political Science

Pre-Law Advisor


(310) 338-7374
University Hall 4120

Fall 2015

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Dr. Steckenrider's research and teaching in Political Science are focused in the areas of political gerontology and women's studies. Her publications include Women as Political Leaders (with Michael Genovese, Taylor and Francis Press) and New Direction in Old Age Policies (with Tonya Parrott, SUNY Press) and articles in Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, Southwest Journal of Aging, Encyclopedia of Aging and Journal of Women and Politics.  Dr. Steckenrider has been a Research Consultant to the National Council on Aging, a recipient of Administration on Aging grants and has served on the Boards of Directors of a hospital, a skilled nursing facility and a municipal senior commission.

Dr. Steckenrider is the Pre-Law Advisor for Loyola Marymount University. She is available to meet with students to discuss the procedure and their concerns about applying to law school.


American Politics
Public Policies on Aging
Women and Politics
Women and the Law
Elderly and the Law 

Ph.D.: University of Southern California
M.A.: University of Notre Dame
B.A.: University of Illinois