Emeritus College

Stringer, William

Head shot of Dr. Stringer seated
Dr. William Stringer

William Stringer, Associate Professor Emeritus of Agronomy and Soils, continues to be very involved since his retirement in 2011.


Published Writing Details: Writing articles for, and editing the Journal of the South Carolina Native Plant Society.

Teaching/Advising Details: Working with a Graduate Research Assistant and his committee on a project on Rocky Shoals Spider Lilies (Hymenocallis coronaria).

Exhibition Details: Frequent invited lectures on native plants, invasive plants and landscaping to Garden Clubs, Master Gardeners and Master Naturalist groups.

Volunteer Details: Leading effort to preserve and restore a site on Stevens Creek with rocky shoals spider lilies and a turn-of-the-century water turbine-driven grist mill.  Active in fund-raising for this project.

Other details: Planning to travel to historic sites in Europe when COVID subsides or an effective vaccine is available.