Andrew B Schwendemann

Andrew B. Schwendemann

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Kansas (2012)
B.S., Truman State University (2006)

Phone: (864) 388-8385
E-mail: aschwendemann@lander.edu


College: College of Science & Mathematics
Department: Department of Biology


CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
BIOL-101 General Biology
BIOL-103 Plants and Society
BIOL-213 Principles of Botany
BIOL-313 Plant Anatomy

CHAPTERS, CASES, READINGS, SUPPLEMENTS
  • Modern traits in early Mesozoic sphenophytes: the Equisetum-like cones of Spaciinodum collinsonii with in situ spores and elaters from the Middle Triassic of Antarctica. Plants in Mesozoic Time: Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems.
ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • Whole-plant concept and environment reconstruction of a Telemachus conifer (Voltziales) from the Triassic of Antarctica in International Journal of Plant Sciences. (2013)
  • Morphological and functional stasis in mycorrhizal root nodules as exhibited by a Triassic conifer in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. (2011)
  • Organization, anatomy, and fungal endophytes of a Triassic conifer embryo in American Journal of Botany. (2010)
  • The enigmatic Devonian fossil, Prototaxites, is not a rolled-up liverwort mat---Comment on the paper by Graham et al., 2010 (AJB 97: 268-275) in American Journal of Botany. (2010)
  • Collinsonites schopfii gen. et sp. nov., a herbaceous lycopsid from the Upper Permian of Antarctica in Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. (2010)
  • Combresomyces cornifer from the Triassic of Antarctica: evolutionary stasis in the Peronosporomycetes in Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. (2009)
  • Pollen of the Triassic cycad Delemaya spinulosa and implications on cycad evolution in Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. (2009)
  • Aerodynamics of saccate pollen and its implications for wind pollination in American Journal of Botany. (2007)

PRESENTATIONS
  • Can fossil floras offer insights into the physiology of plants?. Botanical Society of America. Columbus, Ohio. (2012)
  • Investigating leaf hydraulics in plant fossils from the Permian of Antarctica. Botanical Society of America. St. Louis, Missouri. (2011)
  • Permian photosynthetic pathways: form, function, and stable carbon isotopes of Antarctic Glossopteris leaves. Botanical Society of America. Providence, Rhode Island. (2010)
  • Parasitism of a Triassic conifer embryo and pteridosperm seed. Botanical Society of America. Snowbird, Utah. (2009)
  • Fossil Root Nodules Containing Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi from the Triassic of Antarctica. Botanical Society of America. Vancouver, Canada-British Columbia. (2008)
  • Triassic symbionts: morphological and functional stasis in the Podocarpaceae. International Organisation of Palaeobotany. Bonn, Germany. (2008)
  • Gondwanan Ferns from the Triassic of Antarctica. Botanical Society of America. Chicago, Illinois. (2007)
  • Permineralized Plants from the Jurassic of Antarctica. Botanical Society of America. Chicago, Illinois. (2007)
  • Aerodynamics of Saccate Pollen and Its Implications for Wind Pollination. Botanical Society of America. Austin, Texas. (2005)