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Death of Professor Michael Kearl

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Death of Professor Michael Kearl

Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas announced the sudden death of Professor Michael Kearl from a heart attack.

Here are some links about Professor Kearl's academic work and legacy.


Kearl was death and dying expert at Trinity University - San Antonio Express- News With his curiosity of human nature and a love of sociology, Michael Charles Kearl became a sought-after expert on death and dying and was a longtime sociology professor at Trinity University. For his dissertation, entitled "The Social Construction of Old Age in America," Kearl delved into gerontology, which is the study of aging. Kearl taught various classes ranging from introduction to sociology to death and dying, and was chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department from 2001 to 2006. At one point he was even invited to be a keynote speaker at Aalborg University in Denmark, where he gave the opening statement for the inauguration of their Humanistic Palliative Care program. Read more here:http://www.mysanantonio.com/obituaries/article/Kearl-was-death-and-dying-expert-at-Trinity-6121842.php



Sudden and tragic death of professor Kearl shakes Trinity community
On Wednesday, March 4, Michael Kearl, professor of sociology and anthropology, died following a heart attack while walking across campus.


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