Julie Boggess, MPA, LNHA

Julie Boggess
Title: Interim Director of Gerontology/Instructor
Division: Family and Consumer Sciences
Unit: Gerontology
Office Location: Wirtz 163
Office Phone: 815-753-6339
Email: JBoggess2@niu.edu

Courses Taught

  • GERO 365: Introduction to Gerontology
  • GERO 468: Leadership in Aging Studies
  • GERO 467/567: Fieldwork in Gerontology


  • MPA, Roosevelt University
  • B.S, Child and Family Studies, Northern Illinois University

Academic/Research Interests

  • Professional and family caregiver education
  • Promoting new entrants into the field of Aging Services
  • Nursing Home culture change