LEAP Advocates

Each LEAP institution has at least one LEAP Advocate whose role is to serve as the primary point of contact for the LEAP Fellows (doctoral students) or LEAP Scholars (undergraduate students), build local community of LEAP Fellows or LEAP Scholars at each institution, and participate in monthly phone calls for each cohort to leverage good practices among the institutions. Each institution has at least one LEAP faculty advocate and some institutions also have at least one LEAP staff advocate. The list of the LEAP Advocates for each institution along with their page are given below:


California Institute of Technology

Columbia University

University of California – Los Angeles

University of Maryland

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Pennsylvania


Syracuse University

Tennessee State University

University of California, Davis

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of Colorado Boulder

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

University of North Texas