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Alex McAlvay
Campus Affiliation: Graduate Center
Subprogram: Plant Sciences
Research Interests: Ethnobotany, Agricultural Biodiversity, Domestication & Indigenous Ecological Knowledge
Research Focus: Economic Botany, Ethnobotany, And Pharmacognosy
Affiliation(s): New York Botanical Garden
My research investigates the reciprocal impacts of humans and their environments, with a focus on traditional plant management, agroecosystems, and crop wild relatives. My current interdisciplinary projects leverage ethnographic interviews, ecology, genomics, and GIS, to address these issues.