People


Director

Richard Carter

Professor, Biology Department, Valdosta State University

Research: Flora of Georgia, especially the coastal plain region; systematics of Cyperus Eleocharis



Research Associates

W. Wilson Baker

Biological Consultant

Research: Ecosystems of N. Florida and S. Georgia, especially longleaf pine-wire grass communities


Robert Kral

Professor Emeritus, Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University

Research: Flora of Alabama, central Tennessee, and southeastern U.S.; Xyridiceae; Cyperaceae


Gil Nelson

Field Botanist, Author, Educator

Research: Phytogeography and flora of the Florida panhandle. Conservation and distribution of Florida rare endangered and endemic plants. Distribution and impact of non-native, invasive plant species.



Undergraduate Researchers - Present

Jessica Bartek

Biology Major




Amber Blocker

Biology Major




Terrance Jenkins

Biology Major




Christopher Louis

Biology Major




Phillip Lowe

Biology Major




Amy Vardeman

Biology Major





Undergraduate Researchers - Past

Zack Buning

B.S. Biology 2011




Jordan Jones

Currently a Biological Science Technician at the U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS, Fort Pierce, FL




Dennis May

Theatre Arts Major




J.R. Sanderson

Biology Major





Herbarium Database Programmers

Michael Holt

Associate Professor, Marketing and Assessment Coordinator, Odum Library, Valdosta State University

Research: Institutional Repositories, Library Assessment, Social Media and Libraries, Higher Ed Policy