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Stephen P. Hubbell awarded honorary doctor of science

Stephen Hubbell

Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., awarded an honorary doctor of science degree in June to UGA Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Biology Stephen P. Hubbell. The award is the latest for the internationally recognized plant biologist.

Hubbell is a 1963 graduate of Carleton, and his research on tropical rainforests and theoretical ecology has made him known worldwide. Also a senior staff scientist with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Hubbell is the author of three books and more than 130 scientific papers on tropical plant ecology, theoretical ecology, plant-animal interactions and numerous other areas of inquiry.