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Leslie Leve
Professor in the Counseling Psychology and Human Services Department and Associate Director for the Prevention Science Institute

K-12

  • Early childhood and preschool
  • Early learning
  • Child development
  • Gender
  • Health and wellness
  • Juvenile justice
  • Low-income students
  • Mental health
  • Poverty

Leslie Leve is an expert in adoption, foster care, child abuse, interventions and outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system, child development and teen girls. At the University of Oregon, Leslie is a professor in the Counseling Psychology and Human Services Department and the associate director for the Prevention Science Institute. She is currently working on a study about the genetic and peer influences on child development by studying adopted children and their biological and adoptive families. She can also speak to the problem of child sex trafficking, “re-homing” of adopted children, and anything related to foster children and maltreatment.