Angela Perone, Ph.D., J.D., M.S.W., M.A.
Dr. Angela (Angie) Perone is an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Welfare at UC Berkeley and directs the Center for Advanced Study of Aging Services. Dr. Perone is a licensed attorney and interdisciplinary scholar with graduate degrees in sociology, social work, and law. Dr. Perone previously served as a civil rights attorney and founding Executive Director of SAGE Metro Detroit, which focuses on services and advocacy for LGBTQ+ older adults. As a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health policy fellow, she served in the office of United States Senator Tammy Baldwin and is completing her second fellowship year in CMS’s Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Health Care Office. Dr. Perone’s research focuses on equitable aging, caregiving, and health policy and merges law, social services, and social science. Her current projects focus on conflicting rights in long-term care, equitable aging, and community-based research with LGBTQ+ older adults.