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Is 80 the new 60?

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New demographic shift driven by increases in life expectancy, ‘health spa. At 81, Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, is as busy as ever. The Jamaica-born scholar of slavery and issues of race delivered a 340-page report on education reform in the island nation to Prime Minister Andrew Holness a month ago, as he geared up to teach two spring courses: a workshop on culture, history, and society, and a class on human trafficking and slavery.…

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Is 80 the new 60?

6 mins read

New demographic shift driven by increases in life expectancy, ‘health spa. At 81, Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, is as busy as ever. The Jamaica-born scholar of slavery and issues of race delivered a 340-page report on education reform in the island nation to Prime Minister Andrew Holness a month ago, as he geared…