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Contact Information

Office: 209 Carr Hall
Phone: 352.392.1486
Fax: 352.392.3704
Email: fep@ufl.edu

Mailing address:
Department of Biology
University of Florida
P.O. Box 118526
Gainesville, FL 32611-8526, USA

Background

EDUCATION
Oxford University, NATO Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1985
Cornell University, Ph.D., 1982, Dissertation: Natural history of lianas and their influences on tropical forest dynamics
University of Wisconsin, B.S. (Education/Biology), 1973

RECENT ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH POSITIONS

  • Professor, Department of Biology, University of Florida, 1992-present (Associate Professor 1987-1992;¬†Assistant Professor 1982-1987)
  • Affiliate Faculty: School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC): School of Natural Resources and the Environment (SNRE); ¬†Center for Latin American Studies; Center for African Studies
  • Senior Research Associate, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Areas of Interest/Research

Conservation Biology, Tropical Forestry, Fire Ecology, Restoration Ecology, Economic Botany, Natural Resource Economics, Plant Ecology, Botany, Plant Biomechanics

Current Graduate Students

Name Email Research Interests
Ana Carolina Fiorini anacarolinafiorini@gmail.com Conservation Biology (Brazil)
Dario Britez dariogts@gmail.com Forest Management & Conservation (Argentina)
Thales Pupo West thales.west@ufl.edu REDD+ & Improved Forest Management (Brazil)
Anand Roopsind aroopsind@ufl.edu Tropical Forest Management and Conservation (Guyana)
Ruslandi r.ruslandi@ufl.edu Tropical Forest Ecology and Management (Indonesia)
Verginia Wortel rubia_w@yahoo.com Tropical Forest Conservation (Suriname)