We are excited to congratulate Dr. Leo Lerner for successfully completing his dissertation defense and graduating this May, 2024. Dr. Lerner received his PhD from the Population, Health and Place at Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Leo Lerner is a lifelong geographer, developing keen interests in the variable facets of people, process, and place. Below are pictures from the dissertation defense and graduation. Pictured below are Lerner’s dissertation committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati and Dr. John Wilson.

Dr. Leo Lerner and Dissertation Committee
Leo Loerner at Graduation with DR. LBG and Dr. WILSON