Summer Research Opportunities Participant Conducts Research on Community Attachment

Aug. 3, 2015
Michael Lotspeich, a participant in the CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) spent the summer working with Kristi Lekies, associate professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources on a project that examined college student's feelings of attachment and satisfaction with the communities where they grew up. He presented his research at the SROP Research Symposium on July 30, 2015 held at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on The Ohio State University campus. 
 
Michael also had the opportunity to assist Kerry Ard, assistant professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources on a survey research project and conducted a literature review on environmental voting patterns. Michael plans to attend graduate school after completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Springfield.
 
 
Michael Lotspeich and Dr. Lekies at the Research Symposium.