Thomas L. Rost

Tom Rost headshot

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

  • Plant Biology

Research Interests

Professor Rost retired in 2006 but remains active on campus primarily as an international curriculum development consultant in various countries, including -- Afghanistan, Pakistan, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Slovakia,  etc. In 2008 he served as the Interim director of the CA Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program. Professor Rost is active in the UCD Emeriti Association and frequently participates in community theater.

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1963 B.S. in Biology, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN
  • 1965 M.A. in Botany, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
  • 1970 Ph.D. in Botany, Iowa State University