Short Form Introduction: Melinda K. Dooley

Enthusiastic Biologist and Educator


I don’t particularly care about football, but my cat was named after a Texan. This is a Colorado state park, summer of 2021 (image provided by author).

Howdy, do. I’m Melinda K. Dooley, though you may call me Millie.

I’m a teacher, a learner, and a person with depression. Oh, and a Texan — that’s obviously important, too.

I’ve also been a writer most of my life, though it varied how seriously I took it. Lab reports and essay…



Melinda "Millie" K. Dooley
The Shortform

Ms. Melinda Dooley is a lifelong educator and enthusiastic biologist, and has earned her expertise the hard way.