Director | Associate Professor of Biological Sciences | 907-786-6390 | mlcarlson (at) uaa.alaska.edu
Matt Carlson received a B.S. in Biology and in Art from the Willamette University and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Matt has worked as a botanist with the Alaska Natural Heritage Program since 2002. He has conducted floristic inventories across the state and manages the rare plant and non-native plant databases. Along with students and collaborators, Matt studies the ecology of rare and non-native plants in Alaska and plant evolutionary ecology more generally. In addition to being director of ACCS, Matt also conducts vegetation-related research.