Dr. Julie Leventhal | Women's & Gender Studies

Dr. Julie Leventhal

Lecturer, Department of Educational Psychology
310-C, Sage Hall

Dr. Julie Leventhal is a Principal Lecturer in the Honors College who teaches courses on research perspectives, qualitative research, human trafficking, interpersonal relationships, family dynamics, and other specialized topics related to working with families. Her area of research is centered around anti-human trafficking advocacy and volunteerism; she primarily works with agencies and NGOs in Eastern Europe and is a 2022 Fulbright Scholar to Romania where she specifically studies Romanian anti-human trafficking volunteer efforts and Romanian family values. She served as the Faculty-in-Residence in Rawlins Hall from 2018 to 2021 and previous worked with the Human Development and Family Science program in the College of Education for 10 years. She is also credentialed as a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations and is trained as a Relationship Educator through both PREP and Prepare/Enrich. Her two Boston Terriers, Blinkin and Deckard, are well-known by many students on campus given that they served as the puppers-in-residence during their time in Rawlins Hall!

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