The Barger Leadership Institute is proud to announce the following faculty-student research teams for the 2013-2014 academic year:

Michael Bastedo, Associate Professor, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education and School of Education
Project Title: Identifying Discrimination in the Hiring of New Higher Education Professionals
Description: The proposed study examines potential bias on the basis of race and sexual orientation in hiring evaluations of new professionals in higher education administration.

Kathryn Heinze, Assistant Professor of Sport Management
Project Title: Social Entrepreneurs of Wellness: Examining How Leaders of Community Wellness Foundations Promote a New Model of Health
Description: The proposed study examines how the leaders of wellness foundations, as social entrepreneurs, promote a community wellness approach to health.

Sara Soderstrom, Assistant Professor of Organizational Studies and Program in the Environment
Project Title: The Role of Community in the Environmental Movement
Description: The proposed research addresses how a social community affects leaders in the environmental movement.