Jessica Leitner is a doctoral student studying Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) At the University of Texas at Austin (UT). She is a promoter of lifetime physical activity for all persons and is especially interested in the ways physical activities can be used to create a positive impact on attitudes among Arab and Jewish college students in Israel. Jessica currently lives in Tel Aviv where she is working on her dissertation and teaches at The Academic College at The Wingate Institute. She also teaches dance fitness classes at the only women's prison in Israel. Jessica has appeared in the College Student Journal and Health Education.