Melissa Cannon, PhD

Melissa Cannon, PhD
Job Title: 
Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology
Western Oregon University

Melissa Cannon is an Assistant Professor of Gerontology at Western Oregon University. She earned her Ph.D. at Portland State University in 2015 with a degree in Urban Studies, specializing in the fields of aging and community development. She teaches courses such as Introduction to Gerontology, Environmental Gerontology, and Housing and Long-Term Care for Older Adults. Her research interests include age-friendly places, community partnerships, and policies that create healthy, inclusive communities for people across the life course.