Karen C. Hall
Coordinator, SC Master Naturalist Program Lecturer, Forestry and Natural Resources and Biological Sciences
Phone: 864 656-4859
FAX: 864 656-3044
- Ph.D. Plant Physiology 2006 Clemson University
- M.S. Botany 1999 Clemson University
- B.S. Biology 1996 Western Carolina University
- Ethnobotany with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians with an emphasis on medicinal plant use
- Natural History outreach education through the developing S.C. Master Naturalist progra
- Cultural and biological diversity outreach education with the Cherokee Garden in the South Carolina Botanical Gardens
- Ethnobotanically-guided drug discovery
- Papermaking and dye techniques as a means of teaching plant anatomy and physiology
- Faculty Sponsor - Roots and Shoots
- Ethnobotany of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians: A path to sustaining traditional identity with an emphasis on medicinal plant use. Dissertation, 2006.
- Cherokee Medicinal Garden Brochure and Walking Tour. Developed a 45-minute guided walking tour and tri-fold brochure for self-guided tours at Ocoee Whitewater Center Cherokee Medicinal Garden in Tennessee.
- Contract work through the Cherokee National Forest and in collaboration with Myrtle Driver, tribal cultural traditionalist for Cultural Resources. Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Spring 2003.
- In vitro protocol for Hydrastis canadensis a native American medicinal plant. Hall, K.C. and Camper, N.C. 2002. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology of Plants. 38:293-295.
- BIOSC 304 / 308 - Plant Biology
- BIOSC 493 - Senior Seminar
- BIOSC 494 - Natural History Safari
- BIOSC 730 - Ethnobotany of South Carolina
- BIOSC 730 - Plant Safari
- BIOSC 491 - Special Problems
- BIOSC 340 - Plant Medicine and Magic
- Marguerite Porter (Wildlife Fisheries Biology)
- Society for Economic Botany
- National Science Teachers Association
- Sigma Xi
- Roots and Shoots (Jane Goodall Institute) - Faculty Sponsor