Professor and Chair of Botany
PhD 2001, University of Guelph
Phone: (808) 956-3930 or (808) 956-4115
Graduate Faculty Memberships
Botany, EECB, Marine Biology
Algal Biodiversity – diversity, phylogeography, systematics, evolution and ecology of the marine, freshwater and terrestrial algal floras of the Hawaiian Islands
The Hawaiian islands are a unique location for the study of biodiversity, adaptive radiation and island biogeography. Research in my lab is concentrated on the systematics of various algal lineages in the Hawaiian islands, their mechanisms of spread, and their phylogenetic relationships.
Please see our lab’s website for more information on our current research: