Leadership

Gregory J. Anderson

Co-Chair and Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Research interests in systematics and evolution of vascular plants, especially tropical Nightshades; evolution of pollination and reproductive systems, especially of island plants; evolution of domesticated plants in Latin America; ethnobotany. One relevant hobby is growing unusual woody plants.

Mark H. Brand

Co-Chair and Professor of Horticulture. Research interests in woody plant genetics and breeding, especially development of sterile forms of invasive ornamentals, native shrubs and the nutraceutical fruit crop aroniaberry. Also teaches courses in woody landscape plants, plant propagation and plant tissue culture.

Ex Officio: Craig Kennedy, VP and Provost