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Ruth Stockey

Courtesy Appointment
stockeyr [at]

Cordley Hall

Cordley Hall 1619

2701 SW Campus Way

2701 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331


  • Whole plant biology of fossil plants and their use in phylogenetic analysis.
  • Evolution of ferns, gymnosperms, and aquatic angiosperms.
  • Phylogenetic trends in the Coniferales.
  • Fossil record of monocots.
  • Reproductive biology of the Araucariaceae, including fossil conifers.
  • Anatomy and morphology of vascular plants.
  • Cretaceous and Tertiary plants: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms.
  • Plant/fungal interactions in the fossil record/fossil mycorrhizae.
  • Paleocarpology.
  • Evolution of modern conifer families.

Research Group Members

Graduate Students

  • Brian Atkinson (PhD completed 2017)
  • Alex Bippus (PhD beginning summer 2018)