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Meet the Faculty

Donald R. Roeder

Donald Roeder

Donald Roeder

Botany, mycology, limnology, environmental studies
Division: Science, Mathematics and Computing
Appointment: 1977

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PhD, Iowa State University, Aquatic Plant Biology
MS, Iowa State University, Botany, 1974
BA, University of New Hampshire, Botany, 1969

Professional History:

Assistant professor, Iowa State University
Professor and director, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Bard College

Areas of Interest:

Currently I have been working primarily in Mycology (study of fungi)and somewhat in microbiology and lake and river ecology and management.

Research Interests/Professional Service

Two of us started the Berkshire Environmental Research Center LTD in 1985. We have been doing lake management, wetlands delineations, fisheries studies etc since that time. Dr. Coote has taken over main responsibilities recently. We often hire students if the project warrants.

I am on the Board of Directors of the Housatonic River Initiative which is concerned with the PCB pollution of the local river.