Department Chair

Chad Jones, Associate Professor of Botany, Chair of the Botany Department

Chad Jones

Associate Professor of Botany, Chair of the Botany Department

Plant ecology • Plant succession • Invasive species • GIS and ecological modeling


Faculty

Glenn Dreyer, Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Director of the Arboretum, Adjunct Associate Professor of Botany

Glenn Dreyer

Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Director of the Arboretum, Adjunct Associate Professor of Botany

Vegetation management • Ecology and horticulture of native plants • Invasive exotic woody plants • Large and historic trees


Kristine J. Hardeman

Senior Lecturer in Biology and Botany Departments

Molecular biology • Genetics • Plant biotechnology

Pamela Hine

Senior Lecturer of Botany

Environmental education • Plant ecology • Tidal marsh ecology • Pollination ecology

Chad Jones, Associate Professor of Botany, Chair of the Botany Department

Chad Jones

Associate Professor of Botany, Chair of the Botany Department

Plant ecology • Plant succession • Invasive species • GIS and ecological modeling


Manuel Lizarralde, Associate Professor of Botany and Environmental Studies, Acting Director of Environmental Studies Program

Manuel Lizarralde

Associate Professor of Botany and Environmental Studies, Acting Director of Environmental Studies Program

Ethnobotany • Environmental anthropology


T. Page Owen, Associate Professor of Botany, Pre-health professions adviser

T. Page Owen

Associate Professor of Botany, Pre-health professions adviser

Botany


Peter Siver, Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Professor of Botany, Director of the Environmental Studies Program

Peter Siver

Charles and Sarah P. Becker '27 Professor of Botany, Director of the Environmental Studies Program

(On sabbatical AY 2017-2018)

Limnology • Phycology • Impacts of environmental stress on lakes • Reconstructing ancient environments


Rachel Spicer, Associate Professor of Botany

Rachel Spicer

Associate Professor of Botany

Xylem structure and function • Vascular development in trees • Parenchyma physiology


Sardha Suriyapperuma, Senior Lecturer of Biology and Botany

Sardha Suriyapperuma

Senior Lecturer of Biology and Botany

Molecular biology • Plant and cell biology • Microarray • Genomics and linkage mapping • Plant-microbe interactions


Laura Little

Adjunct Instructor of Botany

Staff

Karen Baker

Lab Assistant

Liz Smith

Academic Department Assistant

In Memoriam

Richard Goodwin

Katharine Blunt Professor Emeritus of Botany, Director of the Connecticut College Arboretum

 

William Niering

Lucretia L. Allyn Professor of Botany, Research Director of the Connecticut College Arboretum