James David Bever

Research Centers - Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Kansas Biological Survey
Foundation Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
Haworth Hall
University of Kansas
1200 Sunnyside Avenue
Lawrence, Kansas 66045



Ph.D., Department of Botany and Program in Genetics, Duke University

M.S., Ecology, University of Michigan

B.S., Honors Biology, University of Illinois

Research Interests

  • Ecology
  • Evolution of plant-soil microbe interactions

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