Dr. Lee Ann Clements earned her BA in Biology from the University of Virginia, and her MS and PhD in Marine Science from the University of South Carolina. She is a Professor of Biology and Marine Science at Jacksonville University, and during her 34-year career has served as Chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics, Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Associate Provost, and now as Director of Academic Integrity and the Academic Support Center. Dr. Clements has taught numerous students in courses such as Introduction to Marine Science, Biological Oceanography, Oral Communications in the Biological Sciences, and Physiological Ecology. She served on the boards of the National Conferences for Undergraduate Research (NCUR), and the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History (MOSH). Her research interests center around adaptations of marine organisms to changing environmental conditions. She has long been an advocate for science communication, informal education about the environment, and protecting our natural world. In that capacity, she chaired the Diocese of St. Augustine Committee on Integral Ecology charged with formulating an environmental stewardship plan. She volunteers her time and talents as a musician at Resurrection Catholic Church in Arlington.