Understanding our environment

Alice Tipton

Postdoctoral Researcher, Bever/Schultz Laboratory
Primary office:
35A Takeru Higuchi Hall

Academic degrees and positions
Ph.D., Biological Sciences, University of Missouri, 2016
B.A., Biology, Truman State University, 2008

Program affiliation
Bever/Schultz Laboratory

Areas of specialization
Plant community ecology, plant-microbial interactions, restoration ecology

Before graduate school, Alice worked as an environmental educator for the University of Georgia Jekyll Island 4-H Center and as a Nature Reserve Intern for Forest Park Forever in St. Louis, Mo. During graduate school, she served in the National Science Foundation Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 Education program, working with elementary school teachers and students to conduct year-long, student-driven research projects.

Research interests

  • Plant-mycorrhizal fungal relationships across fragmented habitat
  • Plant-soil microbial relationships and their role in plant community restoration
  • Implementing student-driven research projects into K-12 and college classrooms

For a complete list of Alice's publications, please see her CV (pdf above).