An interview by Kim Walker on career paths and life experiences with Ina Vandebroek, Associate Curator, New York Botanical Garden.
A film and photo essay by Elspeth Masters on her fieldwork conducted at the University of Kent, Canterbury England in the School of Anthropology and Conservation.
A letter from the SEB Committee.
*This statement has been edited slightly for publication on the student blog. March 23, 2020 We hope you are all doing well during these trying times and managing to take care of both your mental and physical health as well as possible. With the months spent in isolation, we have had a lot of time... Continue Reading →
Biographical sketches of candidates and the vote ballot are here: http://econbot.org/home/elections/2020-student-representative-election.html The election period will close at the end of May. Official results will be announced soon thereafter. A heartfelt thank you to all of the graduate student candidates who have applied! You are all outstanding. We appreciate your patience throughout this whole process. Best... Continue Reading →
By Susanne Masters, who is working on PhD research at Naturalis Biodiversity Center, writes articles for assorted publications, and taught a Calderwood Seminar on public writing at Bard College this spring. Extending an invitation to the realm of science or getting a paycheck for writing. Either of these motivations or others might lead a scientist... Continue Reading →
Click here to view the results in PDF form: SEB student name change survey by Aja Grande, SEB Student Representative (2020-2021) Acknowledgements Thank you to all of the SEB students who participated in this survey! We hope that this informs generations of ethnobotanists to come about the significance of names and associations that come... Continue Reading →
Dear SEB Student Colleagues, Throughout the years, members of the Society for Economic Botany have carried out an ongoing discussion about the organization's name "Economic Botany." In the following survey, we ask student members to please share their thoughts and opinions on the name "Economic Botany." Follow this form to fill out the survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjsRTuDrwzQiDKyssT4uKfDBShFO7mxzGUSgbgaBH5QPHhbw/viewform?usp=sf_link.... Continue Reading →
By Matthew Bond, SEB At-large Student Committee Member, Botany PhD from the University of Hawai'i. As a student, people always want to know what I'm going to do after I'm done with university. When I started my PhD, I thought that the only possible jobs were in academia, research, and teaching. However, only 23-30% of social... Continue Reading →
Dear SEB Student Members: Please consider applying and encouraging others to apply to be a SEB Student Representative. Even if you just want to get more involved, we would love to hear from you as we utilize a small group of students to provide advice and direction. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - SEB STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE ELECT POSITION ... Continue Reading →