Stephen Katz is Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology and executive member of the Centre on Aging and Society at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada. He is the author of books Disciplining Old Age (1996), Cultural Aging (2005) and Ageing in Everyday Life (2018) and numerous publications on aging bodies, technologies, critical gerontology, biopolitics, ageism and cognitive impairment. In 2009 he received the prestigious Trent University Distinguished Research Award for his work in critical aging studies. Together with Barbara L. Marshall, he has co-authored publications on aging, pharmaceutical expertise, sexuality and quantified aging. His current research is on the neuro-cultural aspects of aging memory and health technologies, and a new book development on Age, Mind and Body in Later Life.