- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. Biology, University of Texas at Arlington
- Graduate Education
- Ph.D. Zoology, University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Leslie Kelso-Winemiller received her Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989. She has taught courses in general biology, zoology and genetics at the University of Texas (1990), Pellissippi Community College (1990-91), University of Tennessee (1991-92) and the Department of Biology at Texas A&M University (1994-2000). She joined the Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology at Texas A&M as an Associate Instructional Professor in 2020. She developed an Amazon River study abroad course and has led six excursions to Brazil for over a hundred students. Dr. Kelso-Winemiller has also developed curricula for a broad spectrum of the life sciences and cowrote and edited a popular custom zoology lab manual, now in its sixth edition. Dr. Kelso-Winemiller’s early research focused on translational regulation in sea urchin early development and more recently, she has conducted research on fish ecology in Africa and South America.
Research Interests and Specializations
Fish Ecology, Undergraduate Teaching
Winemiller, Kirk O., Taphorn, Donald C., Kelso-Winemiller, Leslie C., López-Delgado, Edwin O., Keppeler, Friedrich W., & Montaña, Carmen G. (2018). Fish metacommunity structure in Caño Maraca, an important nursery habitat in the Western Llanos of Venezuela. Neotropical Ichthyology, 16(4), e180074