Ph.D. 2001 University of Georgia, Department of Geography
Biogeography, especially the natural communities (ecological systems) of Georgia and the southeast, including urban ecosystems.
Edwards, L. A, J. P. Ambrose, and L. K. Kirkman. 2013. The Natural Communities of Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press.
Edwards, Leslie. 2010. Vegetation and Climate of Georgia, Chapter 3. in Schneider, T. M., G. Beaton, T. S. Keyes, and N. A. Klaus (eds) Breeding Bird Atlas of Georgia. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Pp. 15-31.