[Taxacom] Ethics? Whose name should be written on a publication as an Author?

Thomas G. Lammers lammers at uwosh.edu
Tue Feb 23 12:41:13 CST 2010

At 12:27 PM 2/23/2010, Frederick W. Schueler wrote:
>* this kind of behaviour does leave a paper trail, however, and students 
>evaluating potential supervisors are advised to favour those who are often 
>second or third authors in work they've done with their graduate students.

Agreed.  Often, peers evaluating such profs for tenure or promotion notice 
such things, too.


Thomas G. Lammers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Curator of the Neil A. Harriman Herbarium (OSH)
Department of Biology and Microbiology
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University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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Plant systematics; classification, nomenclature, evolution, and 
biogeography of the Campanulaceae s. lat.

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