Assistant Professor, Sociology
CSDE Research Areas:
- Demographic Measurements and Methods
- Environments and Populations
In the News:
- CSDE Welcomes Four More Faculty Affiliates! (3/8/2021)
- Herting, Leverso, and Fernandes Publish Research on Justice-Involved Youth Transitioning to Adulthood (3/26/2023)
John Leverso is an Assistant Professor at Whitman College in the Department of Sociology. Leverso completed his PhD in Sociology at the University of Washington in 2020. From 2014-2019, he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Leverso’s research combines sociological and criminological perspectives to investigate street gang culture, specifically: gangs in online settings, interaction rituals, solidarity and hyper-surveillance, gangs in the life course, and the geographical correlates of street gangs.