Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, PhD

Title: Associate Professor of Psychology, Women’s Studies and Gerontology, Gerontology Program Coordinator

Company: Northeastern Illinois University

Location: Chicago, IL United States


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Faculty Excellence Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Highly Commended Book Recognition, British Medical Association (2017)
  • Recipient, Denmark Women and Aging Award, Division 35, American Psychological Association (2017)
  • Recipient, Mentorship Award in Adult Development and Aging, Division 20, American Psychological Association (2014)
  • Recipient, Program of Merit Award, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (2014)
  • Recipient, Faculty Excellence Award (2008)
  • Recipient, Who’s Who Among American Teachers
  • Grantee in Field
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (2003-2007)


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Gerontological Psychology, The University of Akron
  • Master of Science in General and Experimental Psychology With Specialization in Gerontology, Shippensburg University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Shippensburg University
  • Certification in Universal Design for Learning, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Certification in Inclusive Learning and Teaching Environments, University of Southampton
  • Certification in Social Justice Ally Training
  • Certified in Online Teaching, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Professional Development Certification, University of Illinois
  • Professional Development Certification, American Association for Higher Education

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