The Society for Economic Botany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Editorial Office

For more information contact one of the following offices:

Editorial Office -- Economic Botany

Bob Voeks, PhD
Department of Geography & the Environment
800 N. State College Blvd.
California State University
Fullerton, California, 92834



Book Review Editorial Office

c/o Missouri Botanical Garden
4500 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Send your book nominations for the Klinger Award to Wendy Applequist.

Books available for reviewing will be posted periodically. Professional biologists, anthropologists, and other academicians interested in reviewing books for Economic Botany should examine the list and make requests to the Book Review editor.

First time book reviewers: If you have never reviewed a book before (or even if you have), please look at these tips for reviewers.


Editorial Board
Bob Voeks

California State University - Fullerton
Geography Department
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92834
(714) 278-3361, (714) 278-5223 (fax)
  Wendy Applequist
Book Review Editor

Missouri Botanical Garden     
4500 Shaw Blvd.  
St. Louis, MO 63110 
Email Editor
  John R. Stepp
Senior Associate Editor for Reviews

Department of Anthropology
University of Florida - Gainesville
Managing Editor
Brian Boom
New York Botanical Garden Press
  Senior Associate Editors
Bradley Bennett
Florida International University
  Nanci Ross
Department of Biology, Drake University

Associate Editors
Ulysses Albuquerque
Laboratório de Etnobotânica Aplicada, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (UFRPE) Recife, Brazil

  Rainer Bussmann
William Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden
  Victoria Reyes-Garcia
Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Tinde van Andel
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Leiden, Netherlands

  Eve Emshwiller
Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  Charlie Shackleton
Rhodes University
Grahamstown, South Africa
Charles R. Clement
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa Amazonica, Brazil
  Bryan Hanson
Department of Chemistry, DePauw University
  Tamara Ticktin
University of Hawaii    

Michael J. Balick
Institute of Economic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden

  David Lentz
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati
  Ina Vandebroek, Ph.D.
The New York Botanical Garden
Institute of Economic Botany

Steve Brush
University of California at Davis

Dan Moerman
University of Michigan-Dearborn

Alejandra Vilela  
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina


Past Editors of ECONOMIC BOTANY and respective terms.
Dan Moerman -- January 2005 - December 2008 (4 yrs.)
Don Ugent -- January 2000 - December 2004 (5 yrs.)
Lawrence Kaplan -- January 1991 - December 1999 (9 yrs.)
John Thieret -- January 1987 - December 1990 (4 yrs.)
Oswald Tippo -- January 1980 - December 1986 (7 yrs.)
Richard Evans Schultes -- January 1962 - December 1979 (18 yrs.)
David J. Rogers -- July 1960 - December 1961 (1.5 yrs.)
Bernice G. Schubert -- January 1960 - June 1960 (6 mo.)
David J. Rogers -- July 1957 - December 1959 (2.5 yrs.)
Edmund H. Fulling -- January 1947 - June 1957 (10.5 yrs.)


Nate Smith, 2005 - 2008
Sandy Frank, 2000-2005
Susan Frayman, 1999
Sandy Frank, 1992
Maria Lebron, 1991
Brian Boom, 1990


Book Review Editors
Wendy Applequist 2015-present
Dan Austin, 1994 - 2014
Peter Bretting, 1991-1993
Lawrence Kaplan, 1985-1991