Donna Jaeger-Williams, PhD


Donna Jaeger-Williams, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Gerontology




PhD, St. Louis University, Department of Counseling and Family Therapy, 2004 
MEd, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Department of Counseling, 1993 
BA, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri, Department of Business Management, 1982


Psychological and spiritual development in advanced age
Transformative change
Psychology of the aging family
Religion and the aging family
Spirituality and sexuality in the aging family
Death and the dying process


Donna Jaeger-Williams has been an adjunct professor at Webster University for 14 years. She has taught courses in General Studies/Interdisciplinary Studies, Gerontology, Psychology and Religious Studies. Her specific interests include adult development & aging, the processes of sustainable change & transformation, relationship development, and religion as an influence within the family. Her focus in Gerontology has a dual emphasis on individual and collective issues.  Some of the courses she has taught have been "Spiritual and Personal Development in Old Age," "Psychology of Aging," "Marriage & Family Concepts for the Gerontologist," and "Religion and the Family."