Dr. Patricia Potter Wilson

Educator, Author, Community Leader, and World Traveler

Dr. Patricia “Pat” Potter Wilson, a retired University of Houston-Clear Lake professor, has written seven books and is recipient of numerous teaching awards including the coveted UHCL President’s Distinguished Teaching Award. Her most recent work with co-author Roger Leslie, entitled EAGLE ON ICE: Eagle Scout Paul Siple’s Antarctic Adventures with Commander Byrd, is available for purchase at this website, Amazon.com, and the Boy Scouts of America Scout Shops. Wilson spent over 15 years researching the subject, including interviews with early Antarctic explorers and members of the Siple family, visiting archival collections, and reading the journals and books of early Antarctic explorers.

She has visited every continent and more than 150 countries, as well as the North Pole. Her two voyages to Antarctica served as the catalyst for Wilson’s latest book, EAGLE ON ICE. An avid volunteer, she enjoys sharing her love for travel, cultural experiences, and education with various community groups.



Authors Roger Leslie and Patricia Potter Wilson with Wendell Wilson (photographer) and Dr. William Staples, President of University of Houston-Clear Lake at Kick-off Celebration and Book Signing at the university

Roger Leslie

Author, Teacher, and Motivational Speaker

Dr. Leslie received his doctorate in philosophy of education from Northcentral University and a master’s degree in creative writing from Antioch University. A published author, teacher, book reviewer, editor, motivational speaker, and school librarian, Roger has received numerous writing and teaching awards and serves in various volunteer and community service organizations.