Brenda S. Sanders

Senior Instructor of Sociology

Address: 19 St. Philip Street, Room 103


M.S., Gerontology, Baylor University

B.A., Sociology and Environmental Studies, Baylor University

Courses Taught

  • SOCY 101:  Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCY 103:  Sociology of the Family/Marriage and the Family
  • SOCY 335:  Aging and the Family
  • SOCY 344: Social Gerontology
  • SOCY 349:  Social Problems
  • SOCY 381:  Gerontology Internships 

Honors and Awards

SCAIPC Community Partner Award, 2010

Distinguished Advising Award, 2008


Dickinson, George E., Sanders, Brenda S. "Geriatricians and End-of-Life Issues: An Exploratory Study" The Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association Volume 108 February 2012.

Sanders, Brenda S., Burkett, Tracy L., Dickinson, George E. and Tournier, Robert E. “ Decisions Regarding Hospice Referrals: The Role of Physicians The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Volume 2, Number 3 May/June 2004.

Still, Brenda J. “Technomedia and Society, A Reader” to accompany Thompson and Hickey’s Society in Focus 4/e.

Dickinson, George E., Tournier, Robert and Still, Brenda “Twenty Years Beyond Medical School: Physicians Attitudes Toward Death and Terminally Ill Patients” Archives of Internal Medicine Volume 159 August 9-23.