Title/s: University Community Research Coordinator
Office #: Cuneo Hall, 419
Teresa Neumann has a BA in Philosophy with a concentration in Community Studies from the College of the Holy Cross and completed her MA in Sociology at Loyola University Chicago in August. As a community organizer on the north side of Chicago, she worked on campaigns around Chicago’s high school dropout rate, health care, and youth development. She trained and mentored high school students conducting youth-led community based research. She has also worked as a researcher at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago on issue of public health and welfare of the children of Illinois.
At CURL Teresa is currently working on the Creating Stable Diverse Communities project along with the Advancing Healthy Homes/Healthy Communities: Tackling Environmental Disparities.