Dr. Jillian De Gezelle

Teaching Assistant Professor

Ethnobotany



Research Interests

My research focuses on medicinal plants, traditional medical systems, plants of spiritual significance, and biocultural diversity conservation in Central America and the Caribbean.


Publications

De Gezelle, Jillian. 2014. Q’eqchi’ Maya Reproductive Ethnomedicine. Springer Briefs in Plant Sciences. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Balick, Michael J., Jillian M. De Gezelle, and Rosita Arvigo. 2008. Feeling the Pulse in Maya Medicine: An Endangered Tool for Diagnosis, Therapy, and Tracking Patients’ ProgressEXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing 4(2):113-119.