Chandra Mehrotra is dean of special projects and visiting professor of psychology at the College. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Gerontological Society of America. He received St. Scholastica's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1979 and the Inspiration Award in 2010. He directs faculty training programs in aging research with support from the National Institute on Aging, the National Institutes of Health and the Hartford Foundation. His international activities related to aging have been supported by the United Nations Population Fund. He has written and edited several books on aging issues.