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    Nicholas Tippery, Assistant Professor

    Office location: Upham 350
    Phone: (262) 472-1061
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    Dr. Tippery is a native of Denver, Colorado and has also lived in Texas, Washington, and Connecticut. He earned a dual Bachelor's degree in Biology and Classics from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas, and a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut. His research interests include aquatic plants, plant systematics (i.e., understanding relationships among species and ancestral changes in growth form), plant developmental morphology, and plant reproductive biology.

    Dr. Tippery teaches the following classes at UW-Whitewater, among others:

    • Biology 141 - Introductory Biology I
    • Biology 254 - Biotechnology Laboratory Methods I
    • Biology 351 - The Plant Kingdom
    • Biology 353 - Plant Taxonomy


    Recent publications include:

    Tippery, N.P., Les, D.H., and C.S. Jones. 2012. Evolution of inflorescence architecture in Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Aquatic Botany 99: 11-19.
    doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2012.01.001 ]

    Tippery, N.P. and D.H. Les. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships and morphological evolution in Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Systematic Botany 36: 1101-1113.
    doi:10.1600/036364411X605092 ]


    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


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    Rebecca Reichert
    Phone: (262) 472-1621

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