Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

John Leverso

Assistant Professor, Sociology
Whitman College


CSDE Research Areas:

  • Demographic Measurements and Methods
  • Environments and Populations

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,┬áspecifically: gangs in online settings, interaction rituals, solidarity and hyper-surveillance, gangs in the life course, and the geographical correlates of street gangs.