Harold Ornes is Dean of the College of Science at Southern Utah University (SUU) in Cedar City, Utah (since 1999). Prior to his current decanal service at SUU he was a Professor of Biology at the University of South Carolina Aiken Campus (USCA), Aiken, SC (1978-1999). He served as Chair of the Department of Biology and Geology at USCA from 1986 to 1999.
Dr. Ornes earned B.S. and B.S.Ed. degrees in Botany and Zoology and M.A. in Biology from Truman State University, Kirksville, MO. His Ph.D. is in Aquatic Plant Biology from Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
He has served as Editor of the Ecological Society of America's Bulletin, Ecology 101 section since 1997. He has served as President of the Central Savannah River Chapter of Sigma Xi and of the South Carolina Chapter of the Aquatic Plant Management Society.
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