Instructor: Alex McAlvay

Alex McAlvay
Alex McAlvay, Ph.D. is the Assistant Curator of Economic Botany at the New York Botanical Garden. His research is focused on understanding the relationships between humans and their environments, the evolutionary and ecological impacts of humans on plants, and the traditional stewardship of plants by different cultures.

Alex's work ranges from genomic research to understand how humans have shaped plants through domestication to ethnobotanical projects to support the continuity and revitalization of cultural traditions related to plants.

Classes by this instructor

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Farmers in Ethiopia are already experiencing the impacts of climate change through altered drought cycles and the increased presence of a variety of pests. NYBG ethnobotanist more...
231BOT340O 07/07 Th 10:00am-1:00pm McAlvay