Leonard Lira

Leonard Lira

Assistant Professor

Political Science



Current Research Activities

What thematic and integrative results exist in the growing field of veterans studies?  1. What is the impact of the FIR program on student success and the quality of their college experience? and
2.  What is the impact on faculty quality and professional development for faculty who participate as Faculty-in-Residence of such programs?

Research Connections to Current Events

My work contributes to the development of Veteran studies; and to the understanding of student engagement programs such as Faculty-in-residents programs on student and faculty development

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veterans, veteran research, veteran studies, interdisciplinary research, thematic analysis, literature review