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Heather Carpenter

Email Address: 
hmcarpenter@ucdavis.edu

I study the ecology of the fascinating Totora, a giant sedge vastly underappreciated in the modern world, despite its historical importance. My interests lie with plant ecology, ethnobotany and the biology of symbiotic organisms, specifically the love of my life: lichens!

Education:
PhD: Plant Biology, in progress, University of California, Davis

BS: Botany and Plant Pathology, 2003, Oregon State University

BS: Zoology, 2003, Oregon State University