In the botany department, teaching occurs in small groups with frequent faculty-student contact, and students learn through original research and interdisciplinary work and independent study with a mentor of your choice. Faculty-student collaborations often lead to presentations given at conferences and papers published in top science journals .
Faculty areas of expertise in botany include:
- Plant cell biology
- Limnology and phycology
- Ethnobotany of tropical rainforests and of New England native Americans
- Biodiversity and biogeography of algae
- Terrestrial plant ecology
- Plant physiology
- Plant biotechnology
- Plant molecular biology
- Ecosystem sustainability
- Environmental education
Meet our botany department faculty by viewing their faculty profiles and areas of specialization to see what might interest you!