Research Associates
J. Richard Abbott, Ph.D., Botany, working with Ron Liesner on Polygalaceae; University of Florida, Gainesville.
badiera@yahoo.com  or  rabbott@ufl.edu

William S. Alverson, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois; Bombacaceae, Malvales, conservation biology (northern temperate forests).
alverson@fieldmuseum.org

John W. Andresen, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois; urban forestry.
jandresen@staff.uiuc.edu

Elisabeth Andrews Hooper, Truman State University, Department of Biology, Kirksville, MO; Aleuritopteris
lhooper@truman.edu

Sandra Arango, Lauraceae.
sacpriv@yahoo.com

James Aronson, Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionelle et Evolutive, Montpellier, France; restoration and rehabilitation ecology of arid and semi-arid lands.
aronson@srvlinux.cefe.cnrs-mop.fr

Franklin Ayala, Honorary Curator, Herbario Etnobotánico Amazónico, Iquitos, Peru.

Harvey E. Ballard, Jr., Ohio University, Athens, Ohio; Violaceae.
ballardh@oak.cats.ohiou.edu

Janet C. Barber, Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University; Ludwigia.
barbejc@slu.edu

Lisa Barnett, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Washington, DC; Sterculiaceae and related Malvales.
stridc.lbarnett@ic.si.edu

Isabel Basualdo, Universidad Nacional del Paraguay, Asunción, Paraguay; Rosaceae, medicinal plants, flora of Paraguay.
botanica@qui.una.py

David Baum, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin; floral evolution and development, Bombacaceae.
dbaum@wisc.edu

Dorothea Bedigian, St. Louis, Missouri. Biogeography and evolution in Sesamum (Pedaliaceae) and related genera. Ethnobotany, Africa and Asia.
dbedigian@yahoo.com

Peter Bernhardt, (See Associated University Faculty)
bernhap2@slu.edu

Paul E. Berry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana, Fuchsia (Onagraceae), Croton (Euphorbiaceae).
peberry@facstaff.wisc.edu

Michael G. Bingham, Lusaka, Zambia; Zambezian woodland flora.
mbingham@zamnet.zm

David Bogler, Liliaceae, Flora of Missouri. (See Staff Page)
david.bogler@mobot.org

Robert Bolla, Professor, Department of Biology, Saint Louis University; plant-nematode molecular interactions.
bollari@sluvca.slu.edu

Frank D. Bowers, Mountain Home, Arkansas; bryophytes.

Lois Brako, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin; research services, tropical lichens.
lbrako@mail.bascom.wisc.edu

Jeremy J. Bruhl, University of New England, Armidale, Australia; Phyllantheae (Euphorbiaceae), Cyperaceae.
jbruhl@metz.une.edu.au

Sven Buerki, Dr., Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Sapindaceae & Pandanaceae.
sven.buerki@unine.ch

Robyn J. Burnham, University of Michigan, Michigan; Paleobotany, tropical lianas.
rburnham@umich.edu

Fernando Cabieses Molina, Universidad Cientifíca del Sur, Peru; Andean Traditional Medicine.

Ricardo Callejas, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia; Piperaceae.
callejas@matematicas.udea.edu.co

Paulo Eduardo A. S. Camara, Bryophytes.
Paulo.camara@mobot.org

Bruce Carr, Conservation Education, American Zoo and Aquarium Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
BCarr@aza.org

Jia-rui Chen, Honorary Curator, Chinese National Herbarium, Beijing, China; Cycadaceae.
chenjiar@sun.ihep.ac.cn

Alison Eleanor Louise Colwell,  Ph.D., evolution, ecology and population biology; presently at Yosemite National Park, Branch of Vegetation and Ecological Restoration, Division of Resources, Management and Science; collaborates with FNA works on systematic research.
aelcolwell@msn.com 

Raymond Cooper, PhytoScience LLC & Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Hong Kong; medicinal plants and ginkgo.
rcooperphd@aol.com

David G. Corley, Novartis Consumer Health SA, Nyon, Switzerland; natural products discovery research and development nutrition.
david.corley@ch.novartis.com

Mireya Correa, Honorary Curator, Herbario PMA, Panama City, Panama; Neotropical Droseraceae.
corream@tivoli.si.edu

Barbara Crandall-Stotler, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Illinois; bryophytes (liverworts and anthocerotes).
crandall@plant.siu.edu

Jorge V. Crisci, Honorary Curator, Herbario LP, La Plata, Argentina; Asteraceae, Onagraceae, biogeography.
crisci@museo.fcnym.unlp.edu.ar  or  jcrisci@netverk.com.ar

Petra DeBlock, National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise, Belgium; African and Madagascar Pavetteae (Rubiaceae).
deblock@br.fgov.be

Philip J. DeVries, University of Oregon-Eugene, Oregon; caterpillar-ant-plant symbioses, host plant relationships of tropical butterflies.
pdevries@darkwing.uoregon.edu

Tim Dickson, Ph.D., plant ecology, restoration, and climate change.
dicksontl@gmail.com

Michael O. Dillon, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois; neotropical Asteraceae.
dillon@abis.fmnh.org

Calaway H. Dodson, Honorary Curator, Orchidaceae. Sarasota, Florida.
calawaydodson@hotmail.com

Robert Dressler, Flora Mesoamericana, Orchidaceae.
rdressl@nervm.nerdc.ufl.edu

Vincent Droissart, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement (IRD), Montpellier France; Biologist/Tropical botanist.

Patricia Eckel, Botanical Latin, Bryology. (See Staff Page)
patricia.eckel@mobot.org

W. Hardy Eshbaugh, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio; Capsicum (Solanaceae).
eshbaugh@muohio.edu

Matt E. Estep, University of Missouri - St. Louis, Dept of Biology; grass evolution.
meestep@gmail.com

Don Faber-Langendoen, The Nature Conservancy, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota.
dfaber-lang@tnc.org

Robert Faden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Commelinaceae, flora of tropical Africa.
fadenr@nmnh.si.edu

Priscilla Fawcett, Waterloo, Illinois; Cycadaceae.

Trish Flaster, Botanical Liaisons, Boulder, Colorado; natural products consultant.
tflastersprint@earthlink.net

Donna I. Ford-Werntz, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia; Calandrinia, Montiopsis (Portulacaceae), flora of West Virginia.
diford@wvu.edu

Robin B. Foster, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois; tropical ecology and floristics.
rfoster@fieldmuseum.org

James S. Fralish, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Illinois; forestry.
fralish@siu.edu

Chris Freeland, works on Bioinformatics and plant systematics.
Chris.Freeland@mobot.org

Alina Freire-Fierro, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Monnina and other Neotropical Polygalaceae.
freirefierro@ansp.org

Sara Fuentes Soriano, Indiana University; works on Brassicaceae.
fuentess@indiana.edu

L. L. Gaddy, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina; vascular flora of the headwaters of the Savannah River.

Chrissen Gemmill, collaboration on plant systematics in New Caledonia and Madagascar. As of Dec 1997 - hold the position as Senior Lecturer in Biological Sciences, University of Waikato, Hamilton New Zealand.

Hong ya Gu, Peking University, Beijing, China; isolation of agriculturally important genes in rice, molecular evolution of certain plant groups.
guhy@lsc.pku.edu.cn

Bee Gunn, Missouri Botanical Garden, Research; phylogeny of the Cocoaeae (Arecaceae) with emphasis on Cocos nucifera L.
Bee.Gunn@mobot.org

Julian Harber, independent investigator who collaborates on the Flora of China; works on Berberis.
julian.harber@fosterclough.org.uk

David Harris, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh, U.K.; African plants, Irvingiaceae.
d.harris@rbge.org.uk

Thomas E. Hawkins, Wallingford, Pennsylvania; Mesoamerican flora, forestry.
hawkins@voicenet.com

Steven R. Hill, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois; Malvaceae.
srhill@inhs.uiuc.edu

Bruce Holst, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana, neotropical Myrtaceae, Bromeliaceae (Pitcairnioideae).
bholst@virtu.sar.usf.edu

Cynthia Hong-Wa, Missouri Botanical Garden, works and collaborates with the staff in Madagascar, particularly Armand Randrianasolo and Pete Lowry on the Madagascar Project; interest on: Sarcolaenaceae, Oleaceae and climate change on the species of Mediusella and Xerochlamys.
cynthia.hong-wa@mobot.org

Hugh H. Iltis, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Capparaceae, flora of Wisconsin.
tscochra@facstaff.wisc.edu

Robert Ireland, Annandale, Virginia; bryophytes.
robertireland@hotmail.com

Dale Johnson, Seattle, Washington; Index to Plant Chromosome Numbers.
paws4time@clearwire.net

Marie Johnson, Seattle, Washington; Index to Plant Chromosome Numbers.
memjohn@lclark.edu

Mary T. Kalin, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile; breeding systems, community pollination ecology, plant biogeography in high altitude communities, temperate forests, and Mediterranean vegetation in Chile.
southern@abello.dic.uchile.cl

Valerie Kapos, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K., and University of Washington, Seattle; Amazonian forest ecology.

Richard Keating, the anatomy of character state adaptations in flowering plants. (See Staff Page)
richard.keating@mobot.org  or  rkeatin@siue.edu

Robin C. Kennedy, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri; Epilobium (Onagraceae); research focus to "Flora of Missouri".
kennedyr@missouri.edu

Sarah K. Khan, Director to Tasting Cultures; Ethnobotany, develops programs and activities in relation to food use.
sarahkhurshidkhan@gmail.com

Robert M. King, Fort Collins, Colorado; Asteraceae.
garvking1@attbi.com

David G. I. Kingston, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia; natural products chemistry.
dkingston@vt.edu

Kaoru Kitajima, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; seedling ecology.

Kim Kleinman, Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri; history of science.
kkleinman@stlnet.com

Tiffany Knight, Washington University, St. Louis; Plant Population Biology.

Kyras Krakos, Ph.D, ecology and evolution, Washington University; studies Oenothera and did some collaboration with Peter Hoch.
knkrakos@gmail.com  or  kkrakos@maryville.edu

Job Kuijt, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; Loranthaceae and Viscasceae.
jkuijt@uvic.ca

Douglas M. Ladd, The Nature Conservancy (Missouri Field Office), St. Louis, Missouri; natural area assessment and management, lichen floristics.
dladd@tnc.org

W. Joseph Leverich, (See Associated University Faculty)
leverich@slu.edu

Geoffrey A. Levin, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois; Euphorbiaceae.
levin1@uiuc.edu

Ruth Lewis, Biology and Math Librarian, Washington University.
rlewis@wustl.edu

Walter H. Lewis, Senior Botanist, medical ethnobotany of Amazonian Peru and Ecuador. (See Staff Page)
lewis@biodpt.wustl.edu

Milton Lieberman, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota; forest dynamics and restoration in Costa Rica and other tropical countries.

David H. Lorence, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai, Hawaii; Mexican and Mesoamerican Rubiaceae, Monimiaceae of Madagascar, and plants of Hawaiian Islands and Polynesia.
lorence@aloha.net

Timothy K. Lowrey, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Asteraceae, Nepenthaceae.

W. R. Quentin Luke, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi; East African floristics and plant conservation assessments.
quentin.luke@swiftkenya.com

Cecile Lumer, Bisbee, Arizona; plant reproductive biology, plant-animal interactions, community ecology, tropical ecology.
cecile@theriver.com

Richard Mansell, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; phytochemistry, Araceae.

Robert Marquis, (See Associated University Faculty)
Robert_Marquis@umsl.edu

Richard Mayden, (See Associated University Faculty)
maydenrl@slu.edu

Will C. McClatchey, Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Mañoa; Evolutionary Biology, Ethnobotany, Pharmacy, Anthropology.
mcclatch@hawaii.edu

Retha M. Meier, Associate Professor, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO; Research interests include Xerolphyllum tenax, the genus Cypripedium, Physaira filiformis, and Asclepias meadii.
rmeier3@gmail.com

Brien Meilleur, ethnobiology and ethnoecology, plant conservation and botanic gardens.
brienmeilleur@aol.com

Karen Meyer Walker, M.S. in Biological Sciences. Karen will be working on the Wm. L. Brown Center's American Indian Ethnobotany Project with the members of the Sioux Tribe at the Crow Creek Reservation in South Dakota.
karen.walker@mobot.org

Betty Millan,  Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos; Anatomía y sistemática de Monocotiledóneas (ethnobotany).
bmillans@gmail.com or bmillans@unmsm.edu.pe

Allison Miller, work interest: origin, evolution, and conservation of domesticated Neotropical fruit trees.
amille75@slu.edu

Robert H. Mohlenbrock, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Illinois; flora of Illinois and other midwestern areas, tropical legumes, and wetland flora.

Stephen Mulkey, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; ecological physiology of canopy plants in tropical forests.

Jesús Muñoz, Real Jardín Botánico, Madrid, Spain; bryophytes.
jmunoz@ma-rjb.csic.es

Jérôme Munzinger, Laboratoire de Phanérogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France; New Caledonian flora, Violaceae.
munzing@mnhn.fr

Nalini Nadkarni, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington; epiphyte community ecology.

Michael Nee, New York Botanical Garden; work and continue his research on the flora/checklist of Bolivia.
mnee@nybg.org

Beth Newton, Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO; statistical ecological studies.
bnewton@fontbonne.edu

Daniel L. Nickrent, Ph.D., Department of Plant Biology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale; Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and conservation, molecular phylogeny of Thesium.
nickrent@plant.siu.edu

Knut Norstog, Waterloo, Illinois; Cycadaceae.

Brad Oberle, recently completed his Ph.D in "Ecology, Evolution and Population Biology" at Washington University; collaborating with Ivan Jimenez working in herbarium on hybridization between native and introduced Lespedeza.
brad.oberle@gmail.com

Mark Olson, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México; Moringaceae.
molson@ibiologia.unam.mx

Narel Yaroslava Paniagua Zambrana, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Mayor de San Andres, La Paz, Bolivia; Ethnobotanical research in southern Peru and Bolivia.
nyaroslava@yahoo.es

Juan Carlos Penagos Zuluaga, PhD student Department of Evolution, Ecology & Organismal Biology at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio; works on Lauraceae.
jcpenagosz@gmail.com; Skype: Jpenagos

Ching-I Peng, Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan; biosystematics of species of Onagraceae, Begoniaceae, Aristolochiaceae, Primulaceae, Asteraceae, and Commelinaceae of Taiwan.

Oliver Phillips, University of Leeds, U.K., plant community ecology.
oliverp@geog.leeds.ac.uk

George Pilz, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras; Mesoamerican Nyctaginaceae.
eaphpcs@ns.hondunet.net

John J. Pipoly, III, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami, Florida; Myrsinaceae, Clusiaceae, neotropical floristics.
jpipoly@fairchildgarden.org

J. Chris Pires, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia; Brassicaceae and Onagraceae.
piresjc@missouri.edu

Greg Plunkett, Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; phylogenetics and evolution of Apiales, especially Araliaceae.
gmplunke@saturn.vcu.edu

Roger M. Polhill, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.; Leguminosae and African Loranthaceae and Viscaceae.
r.polhill@rbgkew.org.uk

Ronald A. Pursell, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania; bryophytes (Fissidentaceae, Bryoxiphiaceae, Erpodiaceae).
rap10@psuvm.psu.edu

Sylvain Razafimandimbison, Stockholm University, Department of Botany; researcher and project coordinator at the Bergius Foundation; collaborates with Pete Lowry on the Madagascar project; Rubiaceae.
sylvain.razafimandimbison@bergianska.se

Paul Redfearn, Jr., Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri; mosses of China and the interior highlands of North America, North American Leucobryum (Dicranaceae).
plr426g@vma.smsu.edu

Susanne S. Renner, University of Munich, Germany; plant reproductive ecology, biogeography, and plant sex chromosomes; Melastomataceae, Cucurbitaceae; Monimiaceae, Siparunaceae.
renner@umsl.edu

Enrique Rentería, Honorary Curator, Medellín, Colombia

James L. Reveal, Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado; vascular flora of the Intermountain West, history of botanical research and exploration.
jr19@umail.umd.edu

Carlos Reynel, Universidad Nacional Agraria-La Molina, Lima, Peru; flora of Peru, systematics of New World Zanthoxylum (Rutaceae).
reynel@correo.lamolina.edu.pe

Steven Rogstad, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; systematics and population biology of selected Malesian and north temperate plant species.
Steven.Rogstad@UC.edu

Ricardo Rueda, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua-León, León, Nicaragua; Verbenaceae, ethnobotany, flora of Nicaragua, especially the Bosawas and Indio Maíz Reserves.
rueda@nicarao.apc.org.ni

Tammy Sage, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; plant reproductive physiology and development.
tlsage@botany.utoronto.ca

Barbara Schaal, (See Associated University Faculty)
schaal@biology.wustl.edu

David Seigler, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois; the role of plant secondary compounds, especially cyanogenic compounds, in biological interactions.
d-seigler@uiuc.edu

Stephen Sharnoff, Berkeley, California; North American lichens.

Douglas Sharon, University of California; study of South American Shamanism.

A. Johathan Shaw, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; bryophytes.
shaw@duke.edu

R. D. Sheffer, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana; biosystematic studies of Anthurium and Syngonium (Araceae).

Seema Nayan Sheth, CCSD-Analysis Unit.
seema.sheth@mobot.org

Alan R. Smith, University of California?Berkeley, California; neotropical ferns, especially Thelypteridaceae and Grammitidaceae.
smith@ucjeps.Herb.Berkeley.edu

Neil Snow, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado; Poaceae, Myrtaceae.
nsnow@bentley.unco.edu

Bonaventure Sonké, Department of Biology, Higher Teacher’s Training College, University of Yaounde I Cameroon; plant systematics.
bsonke_1999@yahoo.com  or  bsonke@ulb.ac.be

Victoria Sork, Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, UCLA; evolutionary ecology, conservation biology.

Mario Sousa, Honorary Curator, National Herbarium, Mexico City, Mexico; mexican and central american Fabaceae.
sousa@servidor.unam.mx

Lloyd Stark, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada; bryophytes.
lrs@nevada.edu

Kim Steiner, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA; Diascia (Scrophulariaceae) and the evolution of oil secretion as a pollination syndrome.
ksteiner@calacademy.org

Raymond E. Stotler, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Illinois; bryophytes (liverworts and anthocerotes).
stotler@plant.siu.edu

Michael S. Strauss, USDA, Beltsville, MD, Office of Scientific Quality Review, Agricultural Research Service; crop genetics.
michael_strauss1@hotmail.com

Carolina Tellez Alvarado, Museo de Historia Natural, Universidad Antenor Orrego; collaborates with Rainer Bussmann, ethnobotany.   

Alan R. Templeton, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
temple_a@biology.wustl.edu

Eric J. Tepe, Ph.D., Dept. of Biological Sciences at University of Cincinnati, Adjunct Assistant Professor; plant systematics including taxonomy, phylogenetics, biogeography and diversification. (See Web Page)
eric.tepe@uc.edu or eric.tepe@gmail.com

Stephen L. Timme, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas; bryophytes.
slt@pittstate.edu

Carol A. Todzia, Chloranthaceae, Ulmaceae, Orchidaceae and Tibouchina (Melastomataceae).
carol.todzia@attbi.com

Anthony R. Torkelson, St. Louis, Missouri; natural products chemistry.

Gordon Tucker, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL; Cyperus and neotropical Cyperaceae.
cfgct@eiu.edu

Will Tuladhar-Douglas, Dr., ecosocial anthropology, ethnobiology, conservation of biocultural diversity; working with Rainer Bussmann in the Himalayan region and Nepal.
will@tending.to

Thomas Valone, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri; ecology of arid ecosystems, foraging ecology and theory.
valone@slu.edu

Nan C. Vance, USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Corvallis, Oregon; pollination biology.
nvance@fs.fed.us

Ina Vandebroek, The New York Botanical Garden; research is on traditional plant use in the Andes and Caribbean communites in New York. Also in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.
ivandebroek@nybg.org

Carlos Vega, Ingeniero Industrial con especializacion en proyectos sociales y economicos, consultor en temas sobre: pueblos indigenas, biocomercio, planes de bionegocios, cadenas de valor para productos de lat biodiversidad, desarrollo local y turismo sostenible (ethnobotany). 

P. Leszek D. Vincent, University of Missouri-Columbia, Senecio (Asteraceae) of China; maize genetics.
leszek@missouri.edu

Alan Whittemore, U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, D.C.; liverworts.
whittema@ars.usda.gov

Justyna Wiland-Szymanska, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland; tropical african Hypoxidaceae.
wiland@amu.edu.pl  or  justynawiland@netscape.net

Chris Wilks, Wildlife Conservation Society-Gabon, Libreville, Gabon; forest inventory.

Pan-cheng Wu, Honorary Curator, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Bryophytes.

Diane Wyse Jackson, Garden Ambassador; computer programming.
diane.wysejackson@mobot.org

David A. Young, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; systematics of Anacardiaceae.
david.young@asu.edu

Richard H. Zander, Bryology. (See Staff Page.)
richard.zander@mobot.org

Amy Elise Zanne, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri; plants in Africa and the United States.
aezanne@gmail.com

 

 

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