Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences
Theodore J. Crovello
Immediate Past Dean
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032
- Among the first to use multivariate computer approaches to solve problems
in plant classification and evolution, quantitative biogeography, floristic
inventories, mosquito population dynamics and natural resource knowledge
- Contributed to wider and deeper use of computers in bio-education
at the campus, national and international levels for over two decades
via national and international faculty workshops, authoring of publications
and of commercial software.
- Published over 80 articles and the following six books or book translations:
1. Hauser, L.A., T.J. Crovello and J.A. Bacone. 1981. Rare Plant
Species in Indiana. Final Report of Contract to United States Fish and
Wildlife Service. 250 pages.
2. Crovello, T.J. 1983. Educational Computing Systems: The COMPEACE
Guide To Evaluation of Their Hardware, Software and People. Published
by COMPEACE. Notre Dame, Indiana. 80 pages. [an introduction for educators;
sold in conjunction with national workshops.]
3. Crovello, T.J., C.A. Keller and J.T. Kartesz. 1983. The Vascular
Plants of Indiana: A Computer-Based Checklist. The University of Notre
Dame Press. Notre Dame, Indiana., xxiv + 136 pages.
4. Crovello, T.J. (ed.) 1988. Computers and Biological Education:
The Expanding Universe. The International Union of Biological Sciences.
Paris, France. 178 pages.
5. Takhtajan, A.J. (translated from Russian by T.J. Crovello).
1986. Floristic Regions of the World. University of California Press.
Berkeley. 522 pages.
6. Nimis, P.L. and T. J. Crovello (eds.). 1991. Quantitative
Approaches to Phytogeography. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dorrecht,
The Netherlands. 280 pages