Meet the Editors

Editor-in-Chief

James Lendemer

The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY


James Lendemer is an assistant curator in the Institute of Systematic Botany at The New York Botanical Garden. Trained in geology, natural history and lichenology, his current research focuses on North American lichen biodiversity and its conservation needs.

Associate Editor

Kerry Knudsen

Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague


Kerry Knudsen is a lichenologist from southern California who has spent more than a decade studying the lichens and lichenicolous fungi of California and western North America. Trained in natural history, horticulture and construction, his current research focuses on the California floristic province and the lichen family Acarosporaceae.

Associate Editor

Caleb Morse

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS


Caleb Morse has worked as collection manager for the R.L. McGregor Herbarium, University of Kansas, since 1994. Trained in vascular plant taxonomy and floristics, his current research focuses on the lichen flora of the grassland biome of central North America.