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Towson, MD 21252
Dr. Vanessa Beauchamp is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Towson University. She received her B.S. in Biology at the University of California, Irvine and her Ph.D. in Plant Biology at Arizona State University. Her research interests focus on plant community ecology with emphasis on effects of invasive plant species on community diversity and successional processes and the ecology of streamside (riparian) plant communities. A large part of her research program involves practical applications related to management, conservation and restoration of plant communities.