People


Director

Richard Carter

Professor, Biology Department, Valdosta State University

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

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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.; Xyridaceae; 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. Bio/botanical relational database management systems. In November 2011 Nelson joined the Florida State University College of Communication faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor for Research in the Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication. He specializes in biological collections digitization and workflows for iDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections) as part of the National Science Foundation's National Resource for Advancing the Digitization of Biological Collections.

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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

Dennis May

Theatre Arts Major




Jordan Jones

B.S. Biology, 2012

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


J.R. Sanderson

Biology Major




Zack Buning

B.S. Biology, 2011





Herbarium Database Programmers

Michael Holt

Assistant Professor, Reference Librarian, Odum Library, Valdosta State University

Research: Institutional Repositories, Makerspaces in Academic Libraries, Library Automated Systems, Social Media and Libraries