Leslie Jones

(I am the one in the back)

1096 Bailey Science Center


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


Courageous Flyer JonesBIOL 1010: Evolution & the Diversity of Life
BIOL 1020: Biodiversity Lab
BIOL 1050: Human Biology
BIOL 1100: Freshman Seminar
BIOL 1952H: Honors Biology
BIOL 4000: Special Topic: Evolution of Reproduction
BIOL 4900: Senior Seminar
PERS 2630: Historical Basis of the Evolution/Creationism Controversy
ISCI 2001: Exploring the Ecosphere
ISCI 3000: Integrated Science
ISCI 3103: Natural History of Georgia for Middle Grades Teachers


Presidential Fellow for Teaching Award
  (2015) Valdosta State University
Excellence in Service Award
  (2009) VSU College of Arts & Sciences
Outstanding Faculty Position Paper
  (2004)  SAETS Annual Meeting
  We Should Hardly Be Surprised Evolution Remains So Controversial
Faculty Latino Leadership Award
  (2003) University of Northern Iowa – Legacy Newspaper
Award for Dedication 
  (2003) UNI - Multicultural Coordinating Council
LSJ AwardExceptional Paper Selection
  (1997) AAUW Academic Conference
  Taking the Sciences beyond Affirmative Action:
  Cultural Impediments to Gender and Racial/Ethnic Inclusion
Graduate Student Leadership Award
  (1996) OSU Graduate School
Distinguished Affirmative Action Award
  (1995) OSU Office of Human Resources
Sojourner Truth Women's Leadership Award
  (1995) OSU Women Student's Services
Outstanding Mentor of the Year
  (1994) OSU Office of Minority Affairs – Retention Services
Phi Kappa Phi Membership
  (1994) Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
Student Leadership Commendation
  (1977) Mount Holyoke College, Dean of Students

Courageous Conversations About Race Lecture Series


Social Justice Webinars on Human Evolution & Diversity

The Biology of Human Skin Color

We Are One under the Sun 

Teaching Biology with Social Justice in Mind

The Evolution of Human Skin Color