Fields of study
Phycology, systematics of marine algae, phytogeography
On-going interest in cataloguing the benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical Western Atlantic; second revision of the checklist is being compiled; current efforts at describing the algal composition of the Northern Arabian sea (coast of the Sultanate of Oman), the most significant area of upwelling known in the world. Systematic treatment of the red algal family Delesseriaceae. Contributions to the historical aspects of phycology and phycological exploration.
Washington University in St. Louis, A.B., 1962; University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D., 1967; NSF Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, 1967-1969; Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, University of Texas, Austin, 1969-1976; Associate Professor, Full Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1976-present.
- Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- UM Herbarium
- College of Literature, Science, and the Arts