Dr. Leslie Sandra Jones
Office: 1096 B/C Building
Valdosta, Georgia 31698
Ph.D. Science Education (1997) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
M.A. Science Education (1995) The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
M.S. Animal Science (1983) University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
A.B. Biological Sciences (1977) Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Science 3000 – Integrated Science for Early Childhood Education Majors
Science 3103 – Natural History of Georgia for Middle Grade Education Majors
Biology 1010 – The Evolution and Diversity of Life
Biology 1020 – Biodiversity Laboratory
Biology 4900 – Senior Seminar
Biology 6010 – Natural History of Georgia at the Graduate Level for Practicing Teachers
Geology of Georgia Trip (LINK)
Refereed Journal Publications
Jones, L.S. (2005). Reducing Creationist Aversion to Evolution with Biological Education that Addresses the Controversy. Manuscript accepted for publication in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching.
Jones, L.S. (2001). Do we need to dismiss creationism in order to teach evolution? Journal of the Teachers Association of Western Australia, 37 (2), 23-27.
Reprinted Verbatim As:
Jones, L.S. (2001). Do we need to dismiss creationism in order to teach evolution? Educare News: The Independent Journal of Australian Education, Issue 118, 48-51.
Jones, L.S. (1997). Opening doors with informal science: Exposure and access for our underserved students. Science Education, 81, 663-677.
Petroff, M.G., Coggeshall, K.M., Jones, L.S. & Pate, J.L. (1997). Bovine luteal cells elicit major histocompatibility complex class independent T cell proliferation. Biology of Reproduction, 57, 887-893.
Jones, L.S., Ottobre, J.S., & Pate, J.L. (1992). Progesterone regulation of LH receptors on bovine luteal cells. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 85, 33-39.
Berndtson, W.E. & Jones, L.S. (1989). Relationship of intratesticular content of stallions to age, spermatogenesis, Sertoli cell distribution and germ cell-Sertoli cell ratios. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 85, 511-518.
Thompson, D.L., McNeill, D.R., Weist, J.J., St.George, R.L., Jones, L.S. & Garza, F. (1987). Secretion of LH and FSH in intact and ovariectomized mares in summer and winter. Journal of Animal Science, 64, 247-253.
Garza, F., Thompson, D.L., French, D.D., Weist, J.J., St.George, R.L., Ashley, K.B., Jones, L.S., Mitchell, P.S. & McNeill, D.R. (1986). Active immunization of intact mares against GnRH: Differential effects of secretion of LH and FSH. Biology of Reproduction, 35, 347-352.
Jones, L.S.& Berndtson, W.E. (1986). A quantitative study of Sertoli cell and germ cell populations as related to sexual development and aging in the stallion. Biology of Reproduction, 35, 138-148.
Thompson, D.L., Southern, L.L., St.George, R.L., Jones, L.S. & Garza, F. (1985). Active immunization of prepubertal boars against testosterone: testicular and endocrine responses at 14 months of age. Journal of Animal Science, 61, 1498-1504.
Thompson, D.L., St.George, R.L., Jones, L.S.& Garza, F. (1985). Patterns of secretion of LH, FSH, and testosterone in stallions during the summer and winter. Journal of Animal Science, 60, 74-748.
Book Chapters and Monographs
Jones, L.S. & Reiss, M. (Eds.) Teaching about Scientific Origins: Taking Account of Creationism. Book Accepted for Publication in Counterpoints: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education. S.R.Steinberg & J.L. Kinchloe (Series Eds.) New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
Jones, L.S. (2005) Untangling Biological Reality from the Social Construction of Race and Gender. In Teaching Inclusively:Diversity and Faculty Development . M.Oulett (Ed.) Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
Jones, L. S. and Scantlebury, K. (2001). Feminist leadership in the academy: Innovations in feminist science education. In M. Mayberry, B. Subramaniam, & L.Weasel (Eds.) A New Generation of Feminist Science Studies. (pp. 138-144). New York: Routledge.
Scantlebury, K. & Jones, L.S. (1999). Science education as a site for feminist leadership in the natural sciences. In G.M. Hildebrand (Ed.) Gazing into the Future: Proceedings of the GASE Gender and Science Education Colloquium. Victoria, Australia: The University of Melbourne.
Jones, L.S. (1998). Taking the sciences beyond affirmative action: Cultural impediments to gender and racial/ethnic inclusion. In Gender and Race on the Campus and in the School: Beyond Affirmative Action . (pp. 35-50). Washington DC: The American Association of University Women.