Our Impact By the Numbers for FY 2015/2016

Staff and Faculty Teaching

36 Courses taught by Museum faculty
47 Independent Studies supervised
106 Graduate committees chaired
168 Graduate committees served

Collections and Research

12 States including Florida where Museum scientists conducted research
24 Countries including the U.S. where Museum scientists conducted research
40+ Million total specimens
60 Grants and contracts worth $8.3 million
187 Undergraduates and postdoctoral
fellows working in collections
187 Peer-reviewed publications
554 Collection loans of 37,620 specimens
and artifacts
1,125 Scientific and other visitors to collections
13,777 Accessions to collections
383,962 New specimens and artifacts cataloged

Latest Awards + Honors

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Faculty Special Achievements in FY 2015/2016

Dr. Kathleen DeaganDr. Kathleen Deagan

  • Elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Honored with 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Dr. Jerald MilanichDr. Jerald Milanich

  • Honored with 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Dr. Douglas JonesDr. Douglas Jones

  • named Chair of the Board for the American Alliance of Museums
Dr. Jacqueline MillerDr. Jacqueline Miller

  • Elected as an honorary member of the Entomological Society of America.
Dr. William MarquardtDr. William Marquardt

  • Received an Exceptional Leadership Award from the Florida Association of Museums
  • Received the Southeastern Archaeological Conference Patty Jo Watson Award for best publication in the field of southeastern U.S. archaeology
Dr. Pam SoltisDr. Pam Soltis

  • Elected a member in the National Academy of Sciences
  • Named Director of the University of Florida Biodiversity Institute
  • Received the 2016 Darwin-Wallace Medal from the Linnean Society of London
  • Named to the Thomas Reuters 2015 Highly Cited Researchers list,
    representing the top 1 percent in their field
Dr. Douglas SoltisDr. Douglas Soltis

  • Received the 2016 Darwin-Wallace Medal from the Linnean Society of London
  • Named to the Thomas Reuters 2015 Highly Cited Researchers list,
    representing the top 1 percent in their field