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Donald McClelland

Professor Donald McClelland in the field.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science


Fisher Science & Academic Center

Academic Program Affiliation(s)

Science, Mathematics, and Computing, Environmental Science

Areas of Specialization

  • Systematic Botany


Research Interests: Taxonomy and systematics of the plant family Solanaceae; floristics of eastern North America; botanical conservation


PhD & MPhil, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York and The New York Botanical Garden
BA & AA, Bard College at Simon’s Rock

Dr. McClelland was The New York Botanical Garden’s National Science Foundation funded Planetary Biodiversity Inventory: Solanum graduate fellow. Before returning to Simon’s Rock as a faculty member, he taught at Baruch College, Lehman College, the College of Mount St. Vincent, and The New York Botanical Garden’s Adult Education program and the NYBG School of Professional Horticulture. He started teaching at Simon's Rock in 2016.