Kemuel S. Badger, Ph.D.
Chairperson and Professor of Biology
Director
  Field Station and Environmental Education Center

 

Email: kbadger@.bsu.edu


Educational Background

Hanover College, B.A.
Indiana State University, M.S.
Ohio University, Ph.D. (1989)
 

Professional Background                                                    
                                                                                       
Missouri Valley College  1989-1991

Ball State University, 1991 to present                                   

                                                                                                                  

General Research Interests
 

Conservation Ecology 

Distribution and Ecology of Indiana  Ferns

Flora of East-Central Indiana

Ecological Restoration

 

 

 

Teaching
 


Plant Taxonomy (BOT 440 /540)
Dendrology (BOT 470 /570)
Plant Ecology (BOT 480/580)
Biological Concepts for Teachers (BIO 102) 
 

 

 

Publications

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, K.S. Badger, J.E. Taylor, B.R. Hess, and P.E. Rothrock. 2013 The vascular flora and vegetational communities of Cabin Creek Raised Bog, Randolph County, Indiana. Castanea: In Press. [Accepted for publication September 20, 2013]

Ruch, D.G., K.S. Badger, B.C. Daugherty, B.G. Torke, and P.E. Rothrock. 2012. The vascular flora and
vegetational communities of Mississinewa Woods in Randolph County, Indiana. Proceedings ofthe
IAS. 121(1):23-44.

Tungesvick, K, D.G. Ruch, K.S. Badger & P. Rothrock. 2011. Additions to the Flora of Mounds State Park and Preserve, Madison County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 120(1-2):1–11

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, K.S. Badger & R.E. Rothrock. 2010. The vascular flora in three prairie 
cemeteries in Henry County, Indiana. . Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 
119(1). In Press.
Ruch, D.G., B.G.Torke, B.R. Hess, K.S. Badger, and R.E. Rothrock. 2009. The vascular flora and plant communities of the Bennett 
Wetland Complex in Henry County, Indiana. Proceedings of the  Indiana Academy of Science 118(1):39-54.

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, B.R. Hess, K.S. Badger, and R.E. Rothrock. 2008. The vascular flora and vegetational communities
    of the wetland complex on the IMI property in Henry County near Luray, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 117(2):142-158.

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, K.S. Badger, and C.R. Reidy. 2008. Point-centered-quarter analysis of four forest types at Hayes Arboretum in
    Wayne County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 117(2):136-141.

D.G. Ruch, B.G. Torke, B.R. Hess, K.S. Badger, and Paul E. Rothrock. 2007. The Vascular Flora and Vegetational Communities of Lick Creek
    Summit Nature Preserve, Wayne County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 116(2)

Ruch, D.G., B.G. Torke, C.R. Reidy, P.E. Rothrock, R. Waltz, E.A. Urly, J.L. Chance, L. Click, and K.S. Badger. 2007. The Vascular Flora and
    Vegetational Communities of Hayes Arboretum, Wayne County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 116(1):11-41.

Donald G. Ruch, Chris R. Reidy, Byron G. Torke and Kemuel S. Badger. 2004. Additions to the Flora of Ginn Woods, Delaware County, Indiana.
    Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 113(1):1-6

Gary Basey and Kemuel Badger. 2004. Structure and Composition of Plant Communities in Fire-Managed Grasslands
       of Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 113(1):7-16

Donald G. Ruch, Chris R. Reidy, Byron G. Torke and Kemuel S. Badger. 2004. Additions to the Flora of Ginn Woods,   
     Delaware County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 113(1):1-6

Stonehouse, A.L. , Kemuel S. Badger, Donald Ruch and Paule E. Rothrock. 2003. A Floristic Inventory and Description of     
        the  Structure and Composition of the Plant Communities of Botany Glen, Grant County, Indiana. Proceedings of the
        Indiana Academy of Science 112(2)135-159

Donald G. Ruch, Byron G. Torke, Chris R. Reidy,  Kemuel S. Badger and Paul E. Rothrock 
        
2002. The Flora and Vegetational Communities of Wilbur Wright Fish and 
         Wildlife Area, Henry County, Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy
          of Science  111(2):147-176

 Kemuel Badger, Donald G. Ruch, Ashleigh Schoultz, John E. Taylor and Bobette E. Jones.
        
1998. Stucture and Composition of Ginn Woods, an Old-Growth Forest      
          in  East-Central Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 
          Vol 107 p. 1-15

Donald G. Ruch, Ashleigh Schoultz and Kemuel Badger.
          1998. The Flora and Vegetation of Ginn Woods. Proceedings of the Indiana  
          Academy of Science. Volume 107 p. 17-6

Donald G. Ruch, Kik Nurtjahaha and Kemuel Badger.

 1998 The Difference Between Malate Synthase Specific Activity of Light and Dark Spored Agarics is of Taxonomic Significance.
Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science.

Kemuel Badger, Melissa Shell and John Taylor.

 1994. GIS Assisted Vegetation Classification and Mapping of the Big Woods Region of Mammoth Cave National Park. Proceedings of Mammoth Cave National Park's third Science Conference. 3:163- 174.

Kemuel Badger and Irwin A. Ungar.

1994. Seed Bank Dynamics in an Inland Salt Marsh, with Special Emphasis on the Halophyte Hordeum jubatum L. International Journal of Plant Science 155(1) 66-72. 

Kemuel Badger and Irwin A. Ungar.

1991. Life History and Population Dynamics of Hordeum jubatum L. Along a Soil Salinity Gradient. Canadian Journal of Botany 69:384-393.

Kemuel Badger and Irwin A. Ungar.

1990. The Effects of Salinity on the Growth and Ion Distribution in the Inland Hordeum jubatum. Botanical Gazette 151(3):314-321.

Kemuel Badger and Irwin A. Ungar.

1990. Seedling Competition and the Distribution of Hordeum jubatum L. along a Soil Salinity Gradient. Functional Ecology 4:639-644.

Kemuel Badger and Irwin A. Ungar.

1989. The Effects of Salinity and Temperature on the Germination of the Inland Halophyte Hordeum jubatum L. Canadian Journal of Botany 67: 1420-1425

Kemuel Badger and Marion T. Jackson.

1983. A Study of the Natural History of Naturally Occurring Populations of Magnolia tripetala L. in Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. Volume 93, Pages 309-312.


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