Emeritus Faculty

Retired, but still colleagues and scholars.

Ronald Atlas

Ronald Atlas


Education: Ph.D., Rutgers, 1972

Research interests: Microbial ecology and physiology; hydrocarbon metabolism; microbial abatement of pollution; polar microbiology.

Arnold J. Karpoff

Associate Professor

Education: Ph.D. University of Oregon, 1969

Research interests: Morphology and physiology of plant growth and development; plant ultrastructure.

Dr. Charles Covell compiles data at the 2014 butterfly count.

Charles Covell


Education: Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute

  • Retired 2004 from the University of Louisville
  • Curator of Lepidoptera at the University of Florida McGuire Center, 2004-present.
  • Returns each year to direct a butterfly inventory at the Horner Wildlife Sanctuary.
William Pearson

William D. Pearson


Education: Ph.D., Utah State, 1970

Research interests: Fisheries biology; ichthyology; aquatic ecology; stream drift, biospeleology.

Varley E. Wiedeman


Education: Ph.D., University of Texas,

Roger G. Lambert


Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota,

William S. Davis


Education: Ph.D., UCLA, 1964