Department Chair

David Reed

DavidReed.jpg Mammalogy
Department Chair, Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology, Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, Entomology, UF Genetics Institute, and the School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Phone: 352-273-1971
Email: dreed@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 346
Interests: phylogenetics, coevolution, host/parasite
evolution, population genetics
Lab Website | Google Scholar | Research Gate

Associate Chair

Jonathan Bloch

JonBloch.jpgVertebrate Paleontology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology, Geological Sciences, and Anthropology
Phone: 352-273-1938
Email: jbloch@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 222
Interests: Eocene mammals, mammalian respones to climate change, phylogenetics, functional morphology
Research Gate | Google Scholar | ORCID

Natural History Department Assistant

Pamela Dennis

Natural History Assistant
Phone: 352-273-1941
Email: pamd@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall

Full Time Faculty

David Blackburn

David_Blackburn_small.pngHerpetology
Associate Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone:
352-273-1943
Email:
dblackburn@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office:
Dickinson Hall
Interests:
Diversity, evolution, and conservation of amphibians, especially African frogs
Lab Website
 | Research Gate | Google Scholar | ORCID | Twitter: @davidcblackburn

 

Nico Cellinese

CellineseNico.jpgHerbarium and Informatics
Associate Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1979
Email: ncellinese@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 354
Interests: Plant systematics, evolution, biogeography, informatics
Lab Website | Twitter: @ncellinese

Charles Cobb

CharlesCobb.jpgHistorical Archaeology
James E. Lockwood Jr., Professor of Historical Archaeology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Anthropology
Phone: 352-273-1916
Email: ccobb@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall
Interests: Archaeology, cultural history, history of art, history of religion
Research Gate

Jaret Daniels

JaretDaniels.jpgMcGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Entomology and Nematology
Phone: 352-273-2022
Email: jdaniels@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Powell Hall Room
Interests: Imperiled butterfly recovery, native insect pollinator conservation
Research Gate

Kitty Emery

kitty-emery_profile.jpgEnvironmental Archaeology
Associate Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Anthropology, Latin American Studies, Tropical Conservation and Development, School of Natural Resources and Environment
Phone: 352-273-1919
Email:
kemery@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office:
Dickinson Hall Room 114
Interests:
Mesoamerican archaeology, zooarchaeology, environmental archaeology
Lab Website | Research Gate | ORCID | Academia.edu

 

Thomas Emmel

Tom-Emmel_profile-sm.jpgMcGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Founding Director; Curator
Affiliate Appointments: IFAS
Phone: 352-273-2006
Email: tcemmel@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office:
Interests:
Butterfly conservation, microevolution, population biology, genetics
Research Gate

Rob Guralnick

Guralnick-161025_JRSBF_048_rev-400x286.jpgBiodiversity Informatics
Associate Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1980
Email:
rguralnick@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office:
Dickinson Hall Room 358
Interests:
Spatiotemporal changes in genetic and species diversity, occupancy modeling, spatial ecological modeling, landscape genetics, molecular phylogenetics
Lab Website | Google Scholar

Douglas Jones

DougJones.jpgInvertebrate Paleontology
Director of the Museum
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1901
Email: dsjones@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 291
Interests: Molluscan ecology, paleoecology, stable isotopes, paleoclimate
Google Scholar

Akito Kawahara

AkitoKawahara.jpgMcGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Assistant Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology, Entomology and Nematology, UF Genetics Institute, and the School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Phone: 352-273-2018
Email: kawahara@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: McGuire Hall Room 218
Interests: Insect evolution and diversity, phylogenomics, host-use evolution, biogeography
Lab Website | Research Gate | Google Scholar | ORCID | Twitter: @KawaharaLab

William F. Keegan

keegan.jpgCaribbean Archaeology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Anthropology
Phone: 352-273-1921
Email: keegan@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 134
Interests: economic and ecological anthropology, horticultural societies and farming systems, island archaeology, West Indian archaeology
Research Gate

Michal Kowalewski

MichalKowalewski.jpgInvertebrate Paleontology
Jon L. and Beverly A. Thompson Chair of Invertebrate Paleontology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology, Geology, and Interdisciplinary Ecology
Phone: 352-273-1944
Email:kowalewski@ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 254
Interests: invertebrate paleontology, paleoecology, taphonomy
Google Scholar | ORCID | Researcher ID

 

Bruce MacFadden

BruceMacFadden.jpgVertebrate Paleontology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology, Geological Sciences, and Latin American Studies
Phone: 352-273-1937
Email: bmacfadd@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office:
Dickinson Hall Room 218
Interests: Neogene mammals, stable isotopes, paleoecology, diagenesis of fossils, science education
Google Scholar

Steven Manchester

manchester.jpgPaleobotany
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1935
Email: steven@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 214
Interests: phylogenetic and phytogeographic history of angiosperms, Paleocene and Eocene floras
Research Gate | Google Scholar

William Harrison Marquardt

WilliamMarquardt.jpgSouth Florida Archaeology and Ethnography
John S. and James L. Knight Curator
Phone: 352-273-1917
Email: bilmarq@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 106
Interests: Caribbean and SE US archeology, emergence of sociopolitical complexity, state formation, archaeological site formation and deformation
Research Gate

Susan Milbrath

SusanMilbrath.jpgLatin American Art and Archaeology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Anthropology
Phone: 352-273-1918
Email: milbrath@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 110
Interests: Preclassic Mesoamerica, Postclassic Maya and Central Mexico, Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy, and Mesoamerican Calendar systems
Academia.edu

Jacqueline Miller

jackie-Miller_profile.jpgMcGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology, Entomology and Nematology
Phone: 352-273-2016
Email: jmiller@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Powell Hall
Interests: Lepidoptera biology and systematics

 

Max Nickerson

max-nickerson_profile.jpgHerpetology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Latin American Studies
Phone: 352-273-1946
Email: maxn@flmnh.ufl.edu
Interests: Amphibian and reptile ecology and systematics, cryptobranchid salamanders, micro-fungi relationships with amphibians and reptiles, venom glands, effects of MS-222 on vertebrates
Research Gate

Larry Page

larry-page_profile.jpgIchthyology
Director of iDigBio
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1952
Email: lpage@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 282
Interests: Systematics, evolution, and ecology of freshwater fishes, protection of aquatic natural areas
Research Gate | Google Scholar

Gustav Paulay

GustavPaulay.pngInvertebrate Zoology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1948
Email: paulay@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 278
Interests: invertebrate zoology, evolution, diversity, biogeography
Lab WebsiteResearch Gate

 

Scott Robinson

scott-robinson_profile.gifOrnithology
Katharine Ordway Professor of Ecosystem Conservation
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1965
Email:
srobinson@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office:
Dickinson Hall Room 305
Interests:
Avian ecology, conservation biology, habitat fragmentation, avian brood parasitism
Google Scholar

Douglas Soltis

DougSoltis.jpgMolecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Phone: 352-273-1963
Email: dsoltis@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall
Interests: Plant biology, plant phylogeny, genome doubling, floral evolution, angiosperm diversification, phylogeography
Lab Website | Research Gate | Google Scholar

Pamela Soltis

pam-soltis_profile.jpgMolecular Systemics and Evolutionary Genetics; Genetic Resources Repository
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology, Interdisciplinary Ecology; Director of UF Biodiversity Institute
Phone: 352-273-1964
Email: psoltis@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall
Interests: Plant molecular systemics, floral evolution, polyploid evolution, phylogeography, conservation genetics
Lab Website | Research Gate

David Steadman

DaveSTeadman.jpgOrnithology
Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1969
Email: dws@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office:
Dickinson Hall Room 320
Interests: Biogeography, systematics, community ecology, zooarchaeology, and paleontology of birds
Research Gate | Google Scholar

Neill Wallis

njwallis_profile.jpgFlorida Archaeology
Associate Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Anthropology
Phone: 352-273-1920
Email: nwallis@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 130
Interests: Southeastern US archaeology, pottery, provenance studies, pre-Columbian networks and communities
Google Scholar

Norris Williams

NorrisWilliams.jpgHerbarium
Keeper of the Herbarium; Curator
Affiliate Appointments: Biology
Phone: 352-273-1982
Email: orchid@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall Room 374
Interests: Systematics and evolution of orchids, molecular systematics, phylogenetics, pollination mechanisms, chemistry of floral fragrances
Research Gate | ORCID

Keith Richard Willmott

willmott_web_image.jpgMcGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity
Associate Curator of Lepidoptera
Affiliate Appointments: Entomology, Biology
Phone: 352-273-2012
Email: kwillmott@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Powell Hall
Interests: Neotropical butterfly systematics, diversity, evolution, biodiversity conservation

 

Faculty Emeritus

Kathy Deagan

Archaeology
Curator Emeritus
Phone: 352-273-1916
Email: kd@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall
Interests:

Richard Franz

Herpetology
Emeritus Associate Scientist
Phone: 352-273-1956
Email: lrfranz08@gmail.com
Office: Dickinson Hall
Interests:

Carter Gilbert

Ichthyology
Curator Emeritus
Email: carter_gilbert@bellsouth.net
Interests:

Wayne King

Herpetology
Curator Emeritus
Phone: 352-392-1721
Email: kaiman@flmnh.ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall
Interests:

Jerald Milanich

Florida Archaeology
Curator Emeritus
Phone:
Email: jtm@ufl.edu
Office: Dickinson Hall 
Interests:

Liz Wing

Environmental Archaeology
Curator Emeritus
Phone: 352-273-2101
Email: eswing@gator.net
Office: Dickinson Hall
Interests:

Charles Woods

Mammalogy
Curator Emeritus
Email: hutia@gaw.com
Interests: