Ashlie Lester is an assistant teaching professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at the University of Missouri (MU). She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses on lifespan development, intimate relationships, and family and community services. She is a member of the National Council on Family Relations. Prior to joining the faculty at MU, she worked as a licensed marriage and family therapist in Utah.
Ph.D. in Human Environmental Sciences with emphasis in Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri, 2013
M.S. in Family Studies and Human Services with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, Kansas State University, 2004
B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, University of Missouri, 2002