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252 Ellington PSB   
2431 Joe Johnson Drive

Knoxville, TN. 37996
University of Tennessee
Plant Sciences

Office Phone 865-974-9793

Charles Kwit

Research Assistant ProfessorCharels Kwit


2000       Ph.D., Plant Biology (Applied Statistics minor), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (W.J. Platt, advisor); “Habitat and demography of understory trees in mixed species hardwood forests in northern Florida, USA”

1992       B.S., Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1990       A.S., Biology, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

Research Interests:

Gene flow; disturbance ecology; conservation, restoration, and management; sustainability of bioenergy crops

My collaborative interests with Dr. Stewart include gene flow quantification and bioenergy sustainability.

Interests/hobbies: I enjoy hiking, bird-watching, cooking, and all aspects of coffee. I also enjoy the company of cats, and am simultaneously amused and disgusted by the annual futility of the Chicago Cubs.

Research Specialist II position available.