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Stephen Novak, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

Year arrived at BSU: 1993

Mailing Address:
Department of Biology
Boise State University
Boise, ID 83725-1515

Office Location: Science Building, Room 208
Office Number: 208-426-3548
Office Fax: 208-426-1040

E-Mail Address:


B.S. in Environmental Science, Johnson State College, 1978
M.S. Plant in Pathology, University of Massachusetts, 1981
Ph.D. in Botany, Washington State University, 1990 (under R.N. Mack),
Dissertation Title: Multiple Introduction and Founder Effects in Bromustectorum. An Analysis of Eurasian and North American Populations Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Botany, Washington State University (under P.S. Soltis) 1990-1992


BIOL 323 General Ecology
BIOL 401 Organic Evolution
BIOL 409/509 Molecular Ecology and Phylogeography
BIOL 422/522 Conservation Biology
BOT 424/524 Plant Community Ecology


Plant population ecology and evolutionary biology; investigations of the factors that influence the level and structure of genetic variation: introduction events, founder effects, gene flow, and mating systems; polyploid speciation and ecological consequences of polyploidy.