Teresa Neumann, MA

Community Engagement Project Manager, University of Michigan Coordinating Center

Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, University of Michigan


Ms. Neumann is the Community Engagement Project Manager for the University of Michigan Coordinating Center where she manages the Community Engagement Core.

Before joining the University of Michigan’s Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention, Ms. Neumann worked at the Center for Urban Research and Learning at Loyola University Chicago for over 10 years in a variety of roles, specializing in Community Based Participatory Research. She oversaw a large portfolio of community based research projects addressing issues including housing, access to health care, quality early childhood resources, homelessness, youth leadership, and senior tenant voice. Ms. Neumann previously worked as a youth organizer in Chicago and as a public health research assistant collecting data for the Illinois Violent Death Reporting System (IVDRS). Ms. Neumann has a MA in Sociology from Loyola University Chicago and a BA in Philosophy with a concentration in Community Studies from the College of the Holy Cross.