Julie Leventhal received her doctorate in Family Studies from Texas Woman’s University and is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations. Dr. Leventhal teaches courses on 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. Dr. Leventhal also serves as the Faculty-in-Residence in Rawlins Hall and works closely with both UNT Housing and Residence Life and the Honors College within this position.
In 2018, Dr. Leventhal was honored as the recipient of the UNT ‘Fessor Graham Award, the highest honor bestowed by the student body for outstanding and unselfish service beyond the call of duty, as well as the College of Education Outstanding Lecturer Award.