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Instructor, Biology and Agricultural Science
Ph.D. in Horticulture Science, University of Minnesota
B.S. in Botany, University of Wyoming
Dr. Ami Erickson teaches horticulture, microbiology and biology courses at Sheridan College. She is passionate about horticulture, teaching and science and looks for creative ways to engage students in their own learning. Dr. Erickson is active in research and encourages students to become involved in her research projects. Many students end up developing their own projects. She is currently collaborating with University of Wyoming scientists, examining the effects of water and salt stress on grapevine and pepper physiology and development.
Ami is an advocate for local food initiatives and serves on the Sheridan Farmer’s Market Advisory Board and as the Vice President of the Wyoming Farmer’s Market Association. She is a member of Leadership Wyoming, the American Society of Horticultural Scientists, the Botanical Society of America, and the Big Horn Native Plant Society.