Leslie Leve, PhD

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Leslie Leve, PhD

Lorry Lokey Chair in Education, Professor, and Department Head, Counseling Psychology and Human Services, College of Education
Scientist, Prevention Science Institute 

Leslie Leve, PhD, associate director of the Prevention Science Institute, focuses her research on interventions to prevent risk behaviors and improve well-being for youths in foster care and youths in the juvenile justice system, and adoption studies that examine the interplay between biological (genetic, hormonal), family, and contextual influences on development.