Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Staff and Visiting Scholars

Teresa Neumann

Title/s: University-Community Research Coordinator

Office #: Cuneo Hall, 419

Phone: 773.508.8521

E-mail: tneumann1@luc.edu

About

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 2013. 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 issues of public health and welfare of the children of Illinois.

At CURL Teresa is currently working on the Merger Evaluation: ONE Northside, Uptown Resident Leaders: 15 Years LaterCreating Stable Diverse Communities, and Advancing Healthy Homes/Healthy Communities: Tackling Environmental Disparities.