Dennis T. Ray

Dennis T. Ray

University Distinguished Professor


  • B.S. Zoology University of Arizona 1970
  • M.S. Zoology University of Arizona 1974
  • Ph.D. Genetics University of Arizona 1981

Research interests include the genetics of plants and the domestication of new crops. Presently emphasizing the development of new/alternative crops suitable for cultivation in arid and semiarid environments.


Evaluate New Crops and Products for Cultivation and Processing in Arid Environments


Plants and Our World, Pl S 170C1
First Year Colloquium, Pl S 195A, How will we feed and clothe 9-billion people in 2050?
Animal and Plant Genetics, Pl S 312
Senior Capstone Course, Pl S 498