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Jeffrey Osborn


Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs;

Professor of Biology

Provost Jeff Osborn

Phone: 609.771.3080



Office: Green Hall, room 212

Research Interest

  • Evolutionary relationships among seed plants based primarily on the study of pollen ontogeny and pollen structure.
  • Pollination biology, including the evolution of pollination mechanisms and the functional role that pollen plays in particular syndromes.

Degrees Earned

  • B.S. – Texas State University, Biology; 1985.
  • M.S. – Texas State University, Botany; 1987.
  • Ph.D. – Ohio State University, Plant Biology; 1991