Ann Wood (she/her)

Ann Wood
Associate Teaching Professor
Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Info
Manheim 206E
Aging; HIV/AIDS; Sexuality; Death; Dying


Dr. Ann Marie Wood is an Associate Teaching Professor of Sociology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her research focuses on the intersection of medicine and sexuality, particularly how older adults are overlooked in HIV/AIDS prevention and education. Her publications include articles in Research in the Sociology of Health Care, The Journal of Aging and Social Policy, the anthology “Medicalized Masculinities,” among others.

Sociology 101: Introduction to Sociology
Sociology 316/5560: Death and Dying
Sociology 322: Race and Ethnic Relations
Sociology 362: Methods of Sociological Inquiry
Sociology 410: Aging in Contemporary Society
Sociology 411: Human Sexuality
Sociology 5510: Sociological Methods I

Academic Credentials
Ph.D., Sociology, University of Kansas, 2008
M.A., Sociology, University of Kansas, 2002
B.A., Sociology, Grinnell College, 1998