Vincent M Eckhart


Waldo S. Walker Chair in Biology

My students and I try to determine: (1) how natural selection shapes plant reproduction, life history, and physiology; and (2) why plant species occur where they do, rather than somewhere else. A westerner transplanted to Iowa, I seem to be reasonably well adapted to this novel habitat. I attended Pomona College (BA) and the University of Utah (PhD), and I did postdoctoral work at UC Berkeley and Cornell University. 

Education / degrees

Ph.D. 1991, University of Utah Postdoctoral Fellow, 1992-1996, University of California, Berkeley, and Cornell University

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