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School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment

Faculty and Staff Directory

W. Joe Jones

Title: Undergraduate Director
Department: School of Earth, Ocean & Environment
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-7171
Office: JONES (PSC) 108
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]


  • Marine Ecology and Evolution
  • Society, Policy & Environment
  • Sustainability
  • Conservation Biology


Past Director of the UofSC Genomics facility, Joe Jones's research has focused on  conservation genetics, genetic connectivity, and  genetics of rare populations (especially in fish and plankton); molecular phylogenetics and ecology, microbial ecology, natural history, and technology development.  As the Faculty Principal of Green Quad, his most recent work connects this expertise to undergraduate and graduate hands-on learning experiences in aquaponics and heritage landrace propogation.

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