Abel is pursuing his M. S. with Dr. Crandall-Stotler in the Department of Plant Biology. He holds a B. A. in biological sciences from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Abel's research involves the use of morphological and anatomical data in a monographic study of the Pallaviciniaceae subfamily Moerckioideae. Professional interests include bryophytes, taxonomy, morphology, and anatomy. Abel also enjoys spending time with his wife Alison and daughter Margaret Rose.
Abel can be reached at email@example.com