Leah is an advanced doctoral student in the Department of Criminal Justice. She holds a BA (Honours) from Queen’s University, Canada and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, UK. Leah is currently conducting her dissertation research focussing on Health Related Quality of Life among community-based offenders and substance abuse treatment engagement. Prior to beginning her PhD, Leah worked in academic research at the University of Cambridge on evidence based programming for youth, substance abusers, and domestic violence perpetrators, and with the RAND Corporation on UK drug policy. She is currently working with Dr. Steven Belenko on the JJTRIALS project, a National Institute on Drug Abuse multi-site study of improving treatment provision for youth on community corrections. Her most recent published work appears in Justice Quarterly.