Research Team: 2008-2009

The Research Team for the first year of the Reading Program consisted of three UNCW faculty members (two from the Department of Sociology and Criminology, one from Educational Leadership), three UNCW graduate students (two from Sociology and Criminology, one from the Master's in School Administration Program), and an alumna of the Department of Sociology and Criminology.

John Rice Department of Sociology and Criminology

John S. Rice, Associate Professor of Sociology

Department of Sociology and Criminology

Program Co-Founder

Martin Kozloff Watson Distinguished Professor, Educational leadership

Martin Kozloff, Watson Distinguished Professor

Department of Educational Leadership

Program Co-Founder

Eric Irizarry Master's in School Administration Student

Mr. Eric Irizarry, Master's in School Administration Student

On-site Curriculum Director, Program Co-Founder

Leslie Hossfeld

Leslie Hossfeld, Associate Professor of Sociology

Director of Public Sociology Program

Department of Sociology and Criminology

Due to her multiple responsibilities, Leslie is no longer "officially" involved in the day-to-day operations of the Reading Program, but she was a pivotal actor in the creation of the WHA-UNCW Hillcrest Campus; actively helped with planning for and implementing the Reading Program; and teaches her Public Sociology classes on the campus.

Jess MacDonald, Master's in Public Sociology Student

Jess MacDonald, Master's in Public Sociology Student

On-site Reading Program Coordinator

Raven Bruno Master's in Public Sociology Student

Raven Bruno, Master's in Public Sociology Student

Danielle Aldrich WHA-UNCW Hillcrest Campus Coordinator

Danielle Aldrich

WHA-UNCW Hillcrest Campus Coordinator

Tanya Westenberger Assistant On-Site Program Director

Tanya Westenberger, Assistant On-Site Program Director

Watson School of Education Undergraduate Student

Kristen DeVall

Kristen DeVall, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Department of Sociology and Criminology

Kristen is the newest member of the Research Team, and we are delighted that she has agreed to join us.


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