Pamela Soltis, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Plant Biology


  • Curator, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
  • Internationally recognized as one of the foremost scholars in the field of Plant Biology
  • Pioneer in understanding of the origin and evolutionary significance of the chromosomal structure of plants
  • Selected as the “Avon Lady” at Duke University for giving special presentations on the challenges women face in academia
  • Served as President of the Society of Systematic Biologists and Secretary of the Botanical Society of America.
  • 2002: Received the Dahlgren Prize in Botany from the Royal Physiographic Society of Sweden, the field’s equivalent to the Nobel Prize