The Society for Ethnobotany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Editorial Office

For more information contact one of the following offices:

Editorial Office -- Economic Botany

Ina Vandebroek
Faculty of Science and Technology
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica


Book Review Editorial Office

Wendy Applequist
c/o Missouri Botanical Garden
4500 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Send your book nominations for the Klinger Award to Wendy Applequist.

Books available for reviewing will be posted periodically. Professional biologists, anthropologists, and other academicians interested in reviewing books for Economic Botany should examine the list and make requests to the Book Review editor.

First time book reviewers: If you have never reviewed a book before (or even if you have), please look at these tips for reviewers.

Editorial Board


Ina Vandebroek
Faculty of Science and Technology
University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica

Managing Editor

Lawrence M. Kelly
The New York Botanical Garden Press

Book Review Editor

Wendy Applequist
Missouri Botanical Garden

Senior Associate Editor for Reviews

John R. Stepp
Department of Anthropology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Senior Associate Editors

Ulysses Albuquerque
Laboratório de Ecologia e Evolução de Sistemas Socioecológicos (LEA) 
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Tamara Ticktin
Dept. of Botany
University of Hawaii at Mānoa
Honolulu, HI

Alejandra Vilela
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones
Científicas y Técnicas
Trelew, Chubut

Associate Editors

Michael J. Balick
Institute of Economic Botany
The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY

Israel Borokini
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Steve Brush
Dept. of Human and Community Services
University of California at Davis
Davis, CA

Charles R. Clement
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa Amazonica
Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

Michael Coe
Mediterranean Institute of Biodiversity and Ecology (IMBE)
Aix Marseille Univ, IRD, Marseille, France

Rosalina Diaz
Medgar Evers College
New York, NY

Robbie Hart
William L. Brown Center
Missouri Botanical Garden
Missouri, WI

Ripu M. Kunwar
Department of Geosciences
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

David Lentz
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Mark Nesbitt
Royal Botanic Gardens
Kew, UK

Nanci Ross
Dept. of Biology
Drake University
Des Moines, IA

Charlie Shackleton
Dept. of Environmental Science
Rhodes University
Grahamstown, South Africa

Shrabya Timsina
ForestAction Nepal
Lalitpur, Nepal

Alexandra Towns
Catholic Relief Services
Towson University
Baltimore, MD

Ben-Erik Van Wyk
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Heike Vibrans
Department of Botany
Colegio de Postgraduados
Texcoco, Mexico

Robert Allen Voeks
Dept. of Geography
California State University
Fullerton, CA


English language editing (ad hoc, commissioned by the EIC):

Karsten Fatur
Blair Orr


Past Editors of ECONOMIC BOTANY and respective terms.
Robert A.Voeks -- January 2009 - December 2021 (12 yrs.)
Dan Moerman -- January 2005 - December 2008 (4 yrs.)
Don Ugent -- January 2000 - December 2004 (5 yrs.)
Lawrence Kaplan -- January 1991 - December 1999 (9 yrs.)
John Thieret -- January 1987 - December 1990 (4 yrs.)
Oswald Tippo -- January 1980 - December 1986 (7 yrs.)
Richard Evans Schultes -- January 1962 - December 1979 (18 yrs.)
David J. Rogers -- July 1960 - December 1961 (1.5 yrs.)
Bernice G. Schubert -- January 1960 - June 1960 (6 mo.)
David J. Rogers -- July 1957 - December 1959 (2.5 yrs.)
Edmund H. Fulling -- January 1947 - June 1957 (10.5 yrs.)


Brian Boom, 2009 - 2020
Nate Smith, 2005 - 2008
Sandy Frank, 2000-2005
Susan Frayman, 1999
Sandy Frank, 1992
Maria Lebron, 1991
Brian Boom, 1990


Book Review Editors
Wendy Applequist 2015-present
Dan Austin, 1994 - 2014
Peter Bretting, 1991-1993
Lawrence Kaplan, 1985-1991