Staff and associated personnel


Alexander Krings, PhD, FLS
Herbarium (NCSC)
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7612

Correspondent for all herbarium related business, including loan inqueries and plant identification requests.  Contact: or 919.515.2700.


Taxonomy and Systematics

Paul R. Fantz, PhD Taxonomy of cultivated plants
Professor Emeritus and legumes.
Horticultural Science
Alexander Krings, PhD, FLS Taxonomy; floristics;
Professor and Director rare plants; conservation
of the Vascular Plant Herbarium biology
Plant & Microbial Biology  
Jenny Xiang, PhD Plant systematics and evolution
Professor of flowering plants
Plant & Microbial Biology with emphasis on the
dogwood and buckeye families 
and intercontinental disjuncts.
Ecology and Floristics
William A. Hoffmann, PhD Tropical ecology;
Professor ecophysiology; global change
Plant & Microbial Biology  
Seema Sheth, PhD Evolutionary ecology
Assistant Professor
Plant & Microbial Biology
Jon M. Stucky, PhD Experimental species biology of
Professor Emeritus endangered plants; wetland
Plant & Microbial Biology plant biology
Thomas R. Wentworth, PhD Plant community ecology
Professor Emeritus
Plant & Microbial Biology
Donna Wright Floristics and ecology
Teaching Technician Emerita
Plant & Microbial Biology
Medicinal and Ethnobotany
Jillian De Gezelle, PhD Ethnobotany
Teaching Associate Professor
Plant & Microbial Biology
Deyu Xie, PhD Phytochemistry, metabolic
Professor engineering, medicinal botany
Plant & Microbial Biology  
James E. Mickle, PhD Paleobotany
Plant & Microbial Biology
Other affiliates
Janice Coffey-Swab, PhD Taxonomy; Juncus
Professor Emerita
Meredith College