Our faculty have diverse teaching and research interests that span the ecological spectrum.
All faculty members participate in classroom instruction, and many are involved in botany and botany education research projects at the state, national, and international level.

Kemuel Badger
Plant ecology, conservation biology, GIS analysis

Ann Blakey
Plant genetics and genome analysis

David C. LeBlanc
Forest ecology, effects of natural and man-caused stresses on trees and forests

Donald Ruch
Mycology, floristics, plant ecology


Department of Biology
Ball State University
Cooper Life Science Building, CL 121
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8820
Fax: 765-285-8804