Ashton Applewhite in Conversation with Anita Wohlmann


  • Anita Wohlmann SDU
  • Ashton Applewhite



This  interview is part of the forum “Too old for the job? The 2024 US American Presidential Elections." It was recorded on April 10, 2024, transcribed with, and edited for clarity by Ashton Applewhite. An audio version is available here.

Author Biography

Ashton Applewhite

An internationally recognized expert on ageism, Ashton Applewhite is the author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism (2016, 2019) and Cutting Loose: Why Women Who End Their Marriages Do So Well (1997). She blogs at This Chair Rocks, is the voice of Yo, Is This Ageist?, and co-founded the Old School Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse. Ashton speaks widely, at venues that have included the United Nations and the TED mainstage, and is at the forefrontof the emerging global movement to dismantle ageism.


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How to Cite

Wohlmann, A. ., and A. Applewhite. “Ashton Applewhite in Conversation With Anita Wohlmann”. Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 8, Apr. 2024, doi:10.7146/ageculturehumanities.v8i.144780.