Leslie McCallister, Ph.D. Dr.
I conduct community-based research projects every semester as part of my Community Sociology course. Currently, students have partnered with the Church Hill Free Medical Clinic to conduct a patient satisfaction survey; results will be used to support funding requests. Students are also partnering with Coalition for Kids to evaluate its after-school Tutoring Program. I have also recently received funding to examine the youth culture of sports; specifically, I and two graduate students are observing youth soccer games to examine interactions between parents, coaches and players, as well as how the idea of "toughness" and "appropriate" behavior is conveyed.
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