Krain, Dr. Mark

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I was born in Brooklyn, New York and have lived in Little Rock since August 1, 1977.


  • NASW
  • CSWE
  • American Sociological Society
  • American Society on Aging
  • National Council on the Aging
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • Arkansas Gerontology Society
  • National Council on Family Relations

Professional Background

UALR BSW Program
  • Policy I and II
  • Research Methods
UALR MSW Program
  • Electives : Sociology of Family; Family Life Cycle
  • Gerontology Certificate: Aging & Social Policy I, II; Assessment & Case Management of the Elderly


  • Numerous publications on: Successful Aging, Demographics of Aging, Delivery of Social Services to the Elderly, Dating & Mate Selection

Past Positions

  • Associate Professor; Professor of Sociology and Gerontology, UALR, 1977-2000
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Iowa, 1971-1977


  • Post-Doctorate: Aging and Adult Development, Midwest Council for Social Research on Aging, National Institute on Aging, 1974-1976
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of Minnesota, 1973
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Michigan, 1968
  • B.A., Political Science, Brooklyn College, CUNY, 1961