Assistant Research Professor, Sociology, University of Michigan

Dr. Veliz's personal research interests include the sociology of sport, substance use, and the impact of sport within public education. His most recent research focuses on the provision of sports among girls and boys in public high schools. Moreover, he is currently engaged in several projects that examine how involvement in sport either encourages or deters substance use among adolescents.

Dr. Veliz earned his PhD in sociology from the University at Buffalo, SUNY (2012).

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