I am a new graduate from Johns Hopkins University who holds a B.A. in History, and Interdisciplinary Studies in Ecology & Past Environments, as well as with an M.A. in History. I am interested in museum, archival, writing and editorial work with an emphasis on eduaction, outreach or conservation. You can contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collections I have created and annotated:
Plants of the Columbian Exchange
Plants of Economic Importance
Native American Medicinal Plants
Traditional Chinese Medicinal Plants
Traditional Medicinal Plants of India
Ethnobotany Fact of the Week: Oil derived from cashew nut shells can be used to treat tooth abscesses because it's lethal to many Gram-positive bacteria.
- Full name
- Amy Chang
- I am
- an enthusiast, a student
- Curator level
- Assistant Curator
EOL Ethnobotany Writing Intern--2012 & 2013
Smithsonian Botany Collections Management Intern--2010
B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies in Ecology and Environments, B.A. & M.A. History--2009-2013
Johns Hopkins University
- Curation scope
- Ethnobotany for plants of current economic significance; particularly those with medical uses and those involved in the Colombian Exchange.