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

Wendy Applequist
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


Robert A.Voeks
California State University, Fullerton

Managing Editor

Brian Boom
The New York Botanical Garden Press

Book Review Editor

Wendy Applequist
Missouri Botanical Garden

Senior Associate Editor for Reviews

John R. Stepp
Department of Anthropology, University of Florida - Gainesville

Senior Associate Editors

Bradley Bennett
Florida International University

Tamara Ticktin
Botany Department, University of Hawaii at Mānoa

Alejandra Vilela
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina

Associate Editors

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

Tinde van Andel
Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands

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

Steve Brush
University of California at Davis

Rainer Bussmann
Saving Knowledge, Bolivia

Charles R. Clement
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa Amazonica, Brazil

Eve Emshwiller
Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bryan Hanson
Department of Chemistry, DePauw University

Victoria Reyes-Garcia
Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals,
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

David Lentz
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati

Daniel E. Moerman
Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Nanci Ross
Department of Biology, Drake University

Charlie Shackleton
Environmental Science, Rhodes University, South Africa

Alexandra Towns
Catholic Relief Services and Towson University

Ina Vandebroek
Institute of Economic Botany, New York Botanical Garden

Heike Vibrans
Department of Botany, Colegio de Postgraduados, Mexico


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