Stephen Katz is Professor of Sociology and member of the Centre on Aging and Society at Trent University in Peterborough, Canada. He is the author of books Disciplining Old Age (1996) and Cultural Aging (2005) and numerous publications on aging bodies, technologies, critical gerontology, biopolitics, 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, enhancement, sexuality and quantified aging. His current research is on the neuro-cultural aspects of aging memory and health technologies, and new book developments on Age, Mind and Body, andAgeing and Everyday Life: Materialities and Embodiments.