Richard Carter 
Professor, Biology Department, Valdosta State University
Research: Flora of Georgia, especially the coastal plain region; systematics of CyperusEleocharis (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; Director/Curator of Vanderbilt University Herbarium [VDB] at Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Research: Flora of Alabama, central Tennessee, and southeastern U.S.; Xyridaceae; Cyperaceae.

Gil Nelson
Field Botanist, Author, Educator
Research: Flora of the Florida panhandle and biological relational database management systems. Nelson is a Visiting Assistant Professor for Research in the Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication at Florida State University and 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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Frankie Snow

South Georgia College

Research: Natural history of southern Georgia, particularly rock outcrops; archeology


Undergraduate Student Researchers - Current

Jessica Bartek

B.S. Biology, 2014

Amber Blocker


Kasey Capwell


Kyle Conger


Stephens Griner


Phillip Lowe


James Rigsby




Camry Winford



Undergraduate Student Researchers - Past

Zack Buning

B.S. Biology, 2011

Terrance Jenkins

B.S. Biology, 2013

Brandi Griffin


Jordan Jones

B.S. Biology, 2012

Christopher Louis

B.S. Biology, 2013

Dennis May

B.A. Theater Arts, 2014

Nnamdi Osuzoka

Engineering Studies

J.R. Sanderson


Amy Vardeman

B.S. Biology, 2014