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Kathleen M. Capels

Associate Editor

Manual of Grasses for North America


  • Edits manuscripts for internal consistency and conformity with Manual style
  • Researches nomenclatural information and checks accuracy of nomenclatural citations.
  • Ensures consistency of nomenclatural citations with international standards
  • Develops and maintains geographic data files
  • Writes courteous letters to contributors, even delinquent contributors


B.A. New College, Florida

M.A. The Pennsylvania State University

M.A. The University of Chicago

Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University