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Richard Ree

MacArthur Curator of Flowering Plants and Section Head

Negaunee Integrative Research Center

I'm a curator in the Botany Department, and a lecturer/advisor in the Committee on Evolutionary Biology graduate program at the University of Chicago. My research focuses on the evolution and diversification of flowering plants, especially systematics, biogeography, and phylogenetic comparative methods.

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  • BSc (Honors), University of British Columbia, 1995
  • PhD, Harvard University, 2001