Janice Glime

Janice Glime


  • Professor Emerita, Biological Sciences
  • PhD, Botany, Michigan State University, 1968
  • MS, Botany, West Virginia University, 1964
  • BS, Elementary Education, Frostburg State College, 1962


Dr. Glime is the founder and manager of Bryonet-l (the internet discussion group sponsored by the International Association of Bryologists) and is ex officio council member (2009-2013) of the International Association of Bryologists as its outgoing president (2005-2009). In addition to bryophyte ecology, her primary interest is in training college teachers and in improving college level teaching, to which end she developed her own text for botany, laboratory manuals for organismal biology, botany, and bryology, and is writing an online encyclopedia on bryophyte ecology. She established the Department of Biological Sciences Learning Center and served as its faculty director.

Research Interests

  • Ecology
  • Bryology
  • Moss Gardening
  • Bog Ecology
  • Stream Biology
  • Stream Insect Ecology