Archie Dickey

Professor of Biology
Biology and Chemistry Dept
Prescott College of Arts & Sciences
Prescott campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, Arizona State University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Biology, Northern Arizona University
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Adams State College



"Vegetation of the Sonoran Desert of Arizona" in Vegetation of the Southwestern United State, A Handbook for the 1988 Excursion of the International Association for Vegetation Science, Editor John L. Vankat. [1988]

"Arizona Chaparral and Scientific Research" Proceedings of SW Society of American Foresters, Prescott, Az.[1986]

"Fire Recovery in Arizona Chaparral-Ponderosa Pine Interface." Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Mediterranean Ecosystems, Perth, Australia.[1984].

"Vegetational Dynamics and the Role of Fire in a Chaparral-Ponderosa Pine Transition Zone". Ph.D. Dissertation, Arizona State University. [1982]

"Allergenic Pollen Rain in Prescott, Arizona". Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science meeting, University of Nevada at Las Vegas.[1977]

"Exploitation and Changes of Biotic Composition." Paleoclimatic 1971 "Palynology of Prehistoric Canals of Northern Arizona". Arizona Academy of Science meeting, Arizona State University.[1972]

"Palynology of Hay Hollow Valley". M.S. Thesis, Northern Arizona University. [1971]


Associate Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2000-Present

Adjunct Faculty, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1999-Present

Biology Professor, Yavapai College, Prescott, Az., 8/71-6/98.

Other Work Accomplishments:
Established and maintained herbarium (YCH) of over 6000 plants.
Established biology field modules with field trips.
Voted by students (1993) for showing extra caring for students.


College Service:
1980-1996 Chair Biology department
1996-1998 Division Chair Math and Science
Division; served as faculty association president and numerous college committees;
Initiated and helped develop 2+2 program with NAU in Environmental Science.

State Service:
Arizona Biological Conference, member for 27 years and President for 2 years.
Serviced as Yavapai College representative on state articulation task forces.
Active member of North Central Arizona Math and Science Consortium