Dr. Candice Prince is an Assistant Professor with University of Florida (UF) Agronomy Department and the UF/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (UF/IFAS CAIP). She earned her bachelor’s and Ph.D. from the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. She received her bachelor’s degree in Plant Science in 2014 where she specialized in Restoration Horticulture. In 2019, she completed her Ph.D. in Horticultural Sciences with a concentration in Environmental Horticulture. Prior to graduating, Dr. Prince worked with UF/IFAS CAIP as a graduate student. Her research interests place an emphasis on understanding the ecology and physiology of an invasive species and using that information to create more targeted management plans. Dr. Prince is conducting research for UF/IFAS CAIP as well as teaching courses in the Agronomy Department within the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Her hope is to use emerging technologies and innovation to actively engage students and teach them how dynamic the scientific field can be.