Leah Westerman is an Assistant Professor with Ashford University, where she teaches courses in Sports and Recreation Management. She holds a Juris Doctor from the Dickenson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics and International Business from Drexel University. She has been licensed to practice law since 2004. Westerman first started in defending clients against medical malpractice lawsuits, and now practices civil litigation, family, and business law. For over four years she has taught courses as an adjunct instructor for several online universities. “I want to be a professor who leads students to achieve their education goals as well as one who is caring and understanding.” Dr. Westerman lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA with her husband and two young children.