Office: 340 Birge Hall
Phone: (608) 265-5385/7929
Fax: (608) 262-7509
Link to Curriculum Vitae
BA Botany, Oxford University, 1985
PhD Evolutionary & Population Biology, Washington University, 1991
Plant evolution and developmental genetics; Conceptual issues in systematics and evolutionary biology; Origin of life.
I currently mainly accept graduate students through the Botany graduate program. However, I have also taken in students through the Plant Breeding/Plant Genetics and Genetics programs. Prospective students interested in the relative merits of these three programs should contact me.