Tanya Quist

Associate Professor of Practice, School of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Director, University of Arizona Campus Arboretum

Tanya Quist teaches a variety of horticulture, and plant science undergraduate courses. As a complement to her instructional responsibilities, she also serves as Director of the University of Arizona Campus Arboretum. In this role, she conducts service learning and community engagement with undergraduate students, and provides statewide education and campus leadership encouraging science-based stewardship and conservation of urban trees, green infrastructure, and urban resilience.


  • Ph.D., Plant Environmental Stress Physiology, Purdue University, 2004.