Eric Jones

Title
Assistant Professor of Plant Biology
Telephone
207/255-1267
E-mail
Bio

Assistant Professor of Plant Biology

Education

Ph.D., Florida State University
B.S., Florida State University
A.S., Tallahassee Community College

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 255-1267
Email: eric.jones1@maine.edu
Location: Science 125

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Eric Jones graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a Ph.D. in biological sciences. Dr. Jones studied plant mating system evolution in the genus Houstonia (Rubiaceae, the coffee family).  Eric’s interests are in biodiversity, the philosophy of science, and botany in the broad sense. His background in botany ranges from molecular biology to phylogenetics and development. Dr. Jones currently serves as the Assistant Professor of Botany at the University of Maine at Machias where he teaches courses in general biology, general botany, general ecology, plant systematics, plant ecology, and phylogenetic methods. Dr. Jones is also the curator of the UMM herbarium, which houses collections of vascular and non-vascular plants and marine macroalgae.

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