Walter J. Sundberg | Plant Biology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Agriculture, Life and Physical Sciences

faculty members

Walter J. Sundberg

September 16, 1939 to October 22, 2015

Walter Sundberg

In SIUC Botany from 1972 to 2005

Dr. Sundberg's specialty area was mycology, i.e. the study of fungi. He taught classes in Field Mycology, Plant Pathology, Forest Pathology, Cytology, Microtechnique, Morphology of Non-Vascular Plants, Plant Diversity, as well as Introductory Botany and Biology.

Obituary in the Southern Illinoisan HERE


  • Ph.D. 1971 University of California Davis
  • M.A. 1967 San Francisco State College
  • B.A. 1962 San Francisco State College

Professional Experience

  • 1991-2005, Professor, SIUC
  • 1977-1991, Associate Professor, SIUC
  • 1972-1977, Assistant Professor, SIUC
  • 1971, Lecturer, University of California-Davis
  • 1968, Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University