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Staff

Center for Conservation Strategy: Staff

Core Staff

Dedicated CCS scientists:
Brian Boom, Ph.D.
Vice President for Conservation Strategy; Director, NYBG Press and Science Outreach
bboom@nybg.org

Daniel Atha
Conservation Program Manager
datha@nybg.org

Meryl Rubin
Research Assistant
mrubin@nybg.org

Affiliated Scientists

NYBG staff and adjunct scientists who participate in CCS research projects:
Richard Abbott
Research Assistant, Institute of Systematic Botany
rabbott@nybg.org

Jessica Allen
Graduate Student
City University of New York
jallen@nybg.org

Regina Alvarez, Ph.D.
Adjunct Scientist
Central Park Conservancy

Kathleen Armstrong, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Research Associate, Institute of Systematic Botany
karmstrong@nybg.org

Michael Balick, Ph.D.
Vice President for Botanical Research, Senior Philecology Curator of Economic Botany, and Director of the Institute of Economic Botany
mbalick@nybg.org

Bill Buck, Ph.D.
Mary Flagler Cary Senior Curator of Botanical Science, Institute of Systematic Botany
bbuck@nybg.org

Lisa Campbell, Ph.D.
Administrative Curator II, Structural Botany
lcampbell@nybg.org

Douglas Daly, Ph.D.
B. A. Krukoff Curator of Amazonian Botany and Director, Institute of Systematic Botany
ddaly@nybg.org

Jenna Dorey
Graduate Student
City University of New York
jdorey@nybg.org

Roy Halling, Ph.D.
Curator of Mycology, Institute of Systematic Botany
rhalling@nybg.org

Andrew Henderson, Ph.D.
Abess Curator of Palms, Institute of Systematic Botany
ahenderson@nybg.org

Kenneth Karol, Ph.D.
Associate Curator, Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Program for Molecular Systematics Studies
kkarol@nybg.org

James Lendemer, Ph.D.
Assistant Curator, Institute of Systematic Botany
jlendemer@nybg.org

Fabian Michelangeli, Ph.D.
Associate Curator, Institute of Systematic Botany
fabian@nybg.org

Scott Mori, Ph.D.
Curator Emeritus
The New York Botanical Garden
smori@nybg.org

Robert Naczi, Ph.D.
Arthur J. Cronquist Curator of North American Botany, Institute of Systematic Botany
rnaczi@nybg.org

Charles Peters, Ph.D.
Kate E. Tode Curator of Economic Botany, Institute of Economic Botany
cpeters@nybg.org

Gregory Plunkett, Ph.D.
Director and Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Curator of Molecular Systematics Studies
gplunkett@nybg.org

Jessica Arcate Schuler
Horticulture and Living Collections, NYBG
jarcate@nybg.org

Robin Sleith
Graduate Student
City University of New York
rsleith@nybg.org

Dennis Stevenson, Ph.D.
Vice President for Botanical Research and Senior Curator
dws@nybg.org

Barbara Thiers, Ph.D.
Patricia K. Holmgren Director, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium and Vice President of Science Administration
bthiers@nybg.org

Wayt Thomas, Ph.D.
Elizabeth G. Britton Curator of Botany, Institute of Systematic Botany
wthomas@nybg.org

Ben Torke, Ph.D.
Associate Curator, Institute of Systematic Botany
btorke@nybg.org

Melissa Tulig
Director of Biodiversity Information Management, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium
mtulig@nybg.org

Ina Vandebroek, Ph.D.
Matthew Calbraith Perry Assistant Curator of Economic Botany, Institute of Economic Botany
ivandebroek@nybg.org

Plant Research and Conservation Advisory Council

A committee of the Board of Trustees, the Advisory Council provides feedback and guidance to NYBG’s Science and Conservation programs.

Edward P. Bass
Honorary Chair

George P. Milne, Jr., Ph.D
Co-Chair

Mrs. Nicholas J. Sakellariadis
Co-Chair

R. Ellen Avellino
Coleman P. Burke
Gilbert Butler
W. Russell Byers, Jr.
Larry E. Condon
Lewis B. Cullman
Jacqueline H. Dryfoos
Julie Graham
Eugene P. Grisanti
Mrs. Andrew Heiskell
Mrs. Thomas J. Hubbard
Thomas J. Hubbard
Weslie R. Janeway
Mrs. William M. Jennings, Jr.
Martin S. Kaplan, Esq.
Diane Katzin
Edith W. Kean
Thomas Lovejoy, Ph.D.
Dan W. Lufkin
John D. Mitchell
Wilson Nolen
Professor Sir Ghillean Prance, FRS, VMH
Mrs. Robert C. Quinlan
Robert C. Quinlan
Mrs. John R. Robinson
Mrs. Andrew Safran
Gillian Steel
William C. Steere, Jr.
Edward O. Wilson, Ph.D.
Mrs. Joan O’Meara Winant

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