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Loreen Allphin Flinders

Associate Professor
Plant & Wildlife Sciences

5130 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Loreen Allphin, plant ecologist/conservation geneticist, received her doctorate in 1996 from the University of Utah (biology with an ecology and evolution emphasis). She has served on the faculty at Brigham Young University from 1996-present. She is currently a faculty member in the Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, USA, where she serves as chair of the departmental graduate committee. Since 2003, she has also served as an adjunct curator of plants at the Utah Museum of Natural History in Salt Lake City, UT, USA. . Dr. Allphin teaches undergraduate courses in conservation biology, genetics and reproduction in natural populations, ecology, and medicinal botany. Her research interests include: ecological and conservation genetics of rare plant populations; systematics of Brassicaceae, primarily the genera Boechera and Draba in western North America; phylogeography of rare plant genera and species in western North America; exploration of biogeographic patterns associated endemism and rarity in plants; plant population and community ecology; and plant reproductive ecology.

Research Interests

Ecological and conservation genetics of rare plant populations; systematics of Brassicaceae, primarily the genera Boechera and Draba in western North America; phylogeography of rare plant genera and species in western North America; exploration of biogeographic patterns associated endemism and rarity in plants; plant population and community ecology; plant reproductive ecology.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Allphin teaches undergraduate courses in genetics and reproduction in natural populations, ecology, and medicinal botany. She also teaches a graduate course in quantitative ecology.

Honors and Awards

  • RSEC Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, Range Science Education Council and Society for Range Management (2019 - 2019)
  • Fellow Award, Society for Range Management (2018 - 2018)
  • Distinguished Service Award, College of Life Sciences, Brigham Young University (2017 - 2017)
  • Citizenship Award, Faculty Women's Association (2016 - 2016)
  • Faculty Award for Distinguished Contributions to Accessibility, University Accessibility Center, Brigham Young University (2012 - 2012)

Professional Citizenship

  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Rangeland Ecology and Management (2013 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Society for Range Management; Student Activities Committee (2007 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Chair, Society for Range Management (2015 - 2019)

Courses Taught

Publications

Melissa Landeen Stanley G Kitchen Steven L Petersen Loreen Allphin Flinders Melissa L Landeen Loreen Allphin Flinders Stanley G Kitchen Steven L Petersen Andrew Orlemann Steven H. Flinders Loreen Allphin Julie A. Miller Thomas Scott Smith Janene Auger Hal L. Black Loreen Allphin Patrick J Alexander Michael D Windham James Beck Ihsan Al-Shebaz Loreen Allphin Donovan Bailey Michael D Windham Loreen Allphin Fay Wei Li James Beck Catherine Rushworth Ihsan Al-Shebaz Patrick Alexander C Donovan Bailey Patrick J Alexander Michael D Windham James B Beck Ihsan Al-Shehbaz Loreen Allphin C Donovan Bailey James B Beck Patrick J Alexander Loreen Allphin Ihsan A Al-Shehbaz C. Donovan Bailey Michael D Windham Delbert Wiens Loreen Allphin Michael Wall Michele R Slaton Stephen D Davis Loreen Allphin Monica Johnson David Tait Loreen Allphin L A Hunt Val Jo Anderson Loreen Allphin N. Brian T. Mattheson D. Wiens Loreen Allphin D. Mansfield G. Thackray T. Tischner Loreen Allphin K. Chase F. Adler J. Orf K. G Lark C. J. Hansen Loreen Allphin M. D. Windham Loreen Allphin M. D. Windham Loreen Allphin D. Wiens K. T. Harper

Presentations

Heather Shipp Steven Flinders Loreen Allphin
Heather Shipp Loreen Allphin Steven Flinders
Loreen Allphin Flinders Fay-Wei Li Michael D Windham
Loreen Allphin
Melissa Landeen Steven L Petersen Stanley G Kitchen Loreen Allphin Flinders
Loreen Allphin Flinders
Melissa Landeen Steven L Petersen stanley G. Kitchen Loreen Allphin Flinders
Loreen Allphin Flinders Michael D Windham