Ruth Kirkpatrick

Curriculum Vitae

RUTH E. B. KIRKPATRICK
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720
Work: (510)643-9556, Fax: (510)643-6264
ruthkirk at berkeley.edu


EDUCATION

2006 PhD Integrative Biology (expected May 2006)
University of California, Berkeley

1988 MS Botany
Washington State University, Pullman

1985 Teaching Certificate
Secondary Science Education, University of Wyoming, Laramie

1982 Certified Outdoor Leader
National Outdoor Leadership School, Lander, Wyoming

1981 BA Botany
Humboldt State University, Arcata, California

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

8/00 - 6/06 Graduate Student Instructor
University of California, Berkeley
Biology 1b: 8 semesters; Plant & Fungal Diversity: 2 semesters.
 
8/05 – 1/06 Molecular Phylogenetic Lab Manager
University of California Berkeley
 
1/96-6/03 Instructor
Mendocino College, Ukiah, California
Designed and taught lecture and laboratory courses: Botany, Concepts of
Biology, Microbiology, and Principles of Biology. Designed and taught field
courses: Oak Woodland Ecology, Plant Inventory, Redwood Forest Ecology, and
Vegetation Zones: Mendocino Coast to Ukiah.
 
4/92-7/97 Instructor
Yuba College, Lake Center, Clearlake, California
Designed and taught Biology lecture and laboratory courses.
 
1/87-7/88 Graduate Teaching Assistant
Washington State University, Pullman
Taught laboratory sections: Plant Systematics and Plant Anatomy.

PUBLICATIONS

KIRKPATRICK, RUTH E. B. 2005. A phylogenetic analysis of cheilanthoid ferns
and a new circumscription of Pellaea (Pteridaceae). Submitted: Nov. 2005.
 
KIRKPATRICK, RUTH E. B., AND PAMELA S. SOLTIS. 1992. Antheridiogen
production and response in Gymnocarpium dryopteris ssp. disjunctum.
Plant Species Biology 7: 1-9.
 
KIRKPATRICK, RUTH E.B., PAMELA S. SOLTIS, AND DOUGLAS E. SOLTIS. 1990.
Mating system and distribution of genetic variation in Gymnocarpium dryopteris ssp.
disjunctum. American Journal of Botany 77: 1101-1110.
 
KIRKPATRICK, RUTH E. B. 1988. An Analysis of the Mating System of the Homosporous
Fern Gymnocarpium dryopteris ssp. disjunctum,
M S thesis, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.


SCIENTIFIC MEETING ABSTRACTS:

KIRPATRICK, RUTH E. B. 2004. What is Pellaea? Botany 2004, Botanical Society of
America conference, Snowbird, Utah.
 
KIRKPATRICK, RUTH E. B. 2004. A phylogenetic hypothesis and monophyletic
circumscription of Pellaea. 12-16 July 2004. International Fern Symposium:
Ferns of the 21st Century, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland.

INVITED SPEAKER

JOURNALS REVIEWED


OTHER JOB EXPERIENCE:

6/99-8/00 Math, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program Director
Mendocino College, Ukiah, California.

12/85-1/87 Receptionist/Secretary
Office of International Education, Washington State
University, Pullman, Washington.

4/84-8/85 Herbarium Aide
Rocky Mountain Herbarium, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

6/63-8/84 Floristic Field Assistant
Flora of Southeastern Absaroka Mountains, Wyoming,
Rocky Mountain Herbarium, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

AWARDS AND HONORS

5/05 Graduate Student Research Fund
$300, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

5/05 American Association of University Women Dissertation Year Fellowship
2005-2006 Academic Year, $20,000, selected as alternate.

3/05 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor for the 2004-2005 Academic Year
Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley, framed certificate and $100.

4/04 Graduate Research Fellowship
$2830, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

4/04 Heckard Research Award, $4000, "Molecular Analysis of Pellaea"
Heckard Endowment Fund of the Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley.

3/03 Graduate Research and Travel Grant
$4700, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

6/02 East Bay Chapter of the California Native Plant Society Scholarship
$1750. Included Myrtle Wolf Scholarship for outstanding application of year.

5/02 Heckard Research Award, $5000, "Systematics of Pellaea"
Heckard Endowment Fund of the Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley.

5/02 Graduate Division Award
$3200, University of California, Berkeley, in support of participation in the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), Tropical Plant Systematics course in Costa Rica, June 11 - July 23, 2002.

4/02 Graduate Research and Travel Award
$1125, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

5/01 Graduate Research and Travel Award
$500. Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

4/01 Heckard Research Award
$2400, "Systematics of Pentagramma". Heckard Endowment Fund of the Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley.

8/00 Faculty of Excellence Award for best part-time faculty for academic year
1999/2000, by Academic Senate of Mendocino College.

MEMBERSHIPS


DISSERTATION ADVISORS

Dr. Bruce Baldwin (PhD co-advisor)
Associate Professor
Dept. of Integrative Biology
Curator, Jepson Herbarium
1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-2465
510-642-2465
bbaldwin at berkeley.edu

Brent Mishler (PhD co-advisor)
Professor
Dept. of Integrative Biology
1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-2465
510-642-6810
bmishler at socrates.berkeley.edu

Todd Dawson
Professor
Dept. of Integrative Biology
4007 Valley Life Sciences Bldg.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
510-642-6090
tdawson at berkeley.edu

Dr. Russell Jones
Professor
Dept of Plant and Microbial Biology
311A Koshland Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-3102
510-642-1486
rjones at nature.berkeley.edu

Dr. Alan R. Smith
Research Botanist
University Herbarium
1001 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. #2465
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94620-2465
510-643-1000
arsmith at uclink4.berkeley.edu


TEACHING REFERENCES

Dr. Mike Moser
Bio 1b Coordinator
Department of Integrative Biology
3060 Valley Life Sciences Bldg.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-3140
510-642-6264
mmoser at berkeley.edu

Dr. Glenys Thomson
Professor
Department of Integrative Biology
3060 Valley Life Sciences Bldg.
Univ. of Calif., Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-3140
510-642-7025
glenys at berkeley.edu