Lucas R. Prieto, PhD, MSW

Lucas R. Prieto, PhD, MSW
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Assistant Professor, Social Work

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Dr. Prieto joined Mason in the fall of 2023. His research interests focus on aging and sexual health among older adults. He is passionate about advancing the discussions concerning sexual satisfaction and health disparities among older LGBTQIA+ populations. Prieto has published in several health-related journals such as Annals of LGBTQ Public and Population Health and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. He earned his B.S. in Sociology/Criminal Justice at Central Michigan University, M.S.W. at the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. at Michigan State University.


PhD, Social Work, Michigan State University
MSW, Social Work, University of Michigan
BS, Social Work, Central Michigan University