Dr. Leichnitz has been working with the McNair Scholars Program since February 2000,first as a Graduate Assistant and now as the Director. Before assuming the position of Director, she was a Spanish Instructor at both St. Marys University and San Antonio College. Dr. Leichnitz received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Washington, a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with a minor in Ethnic Studies from Central Washington University, and a Master of Arts in Spanish Literature from the University of Washington. She also studied Spanish Literature at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Leichnitz earned her Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Organizational Leadership at UIW. Her office is located in room 114 of the Administration Building.She can be reached at 210-829-3929 or email@example.com.