Resident scientists at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden include postdoctoral fellows who are supported on external grants and resident scholars who call the Garden their research home. Please also visit individual faculty web pages for information regarding other scientists at RSABG.
Hester Bell, Ph.D.
Dr. Bell earned her doctoral degree from Claremont Graduate University (Class of 2007). Her research focuses on the systematics of chloridoid grasses, in particular, the genus Distichlis.
Amanda Fisher, Ph.D.
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Jeffery Morawetz, Ph.D.
Dr. Morawetz earned his doctoral degree in plant systematics from The Ohio State University, Columbus (2007). He was selected as The Fletcher Jones Postdoctoral Fellow for 2010-11. His research interests include systematics, haustorial anatomy, and the evolution of parasitism within Orobanchaceae. Morawetz_CV .
Erin A. Tripp, Ph.D.
Dr. Tripp earned her doctoral degree in ecology and evolutionary biology from Duke University, Durham, NC (2008). Her research concerns the systematics and evolution of Ruellieae (Acanthaceae); lichen diversity of eastern North America.