Doctoral Student Awarded Athletics Research Grant

Doctoral student Luke Brenneman was awarded a Spring 2016 Athletics Research Grant, co-sponsored by GPSA and the Sun Devil Athletics Operations Board. Brenneman will conduct dissertation research on intergroup contact at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He will conduct a group facilitation with 15-20 Rio residents to generate ideas for fan events intentionally structured to improve intergroup relations through Allport's (1954) conditions for reducing group-based prejudice.