Leota Wilson is the Assistant Director of Student Life for the Gardens area. Prior to joining Loyola's Student Life team, Leota served as a Community Director at American University in Washington, DC and an Assistant Hall Director at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Leota received her Bachelors degrees in Spanish Language and Literature and International Studies from North Carolina State University, and her Masters degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in College Student Personnel. Leota’s professional research interests include study abroad and underrepresented student populations, critical race theory, and the internalization of higher education. Leota's personal interests include music, college basketball, and baking.