Mulcahy, Mary

Mulcahy Mary

Dr. Mary Mulcahy
Division Chair, Associate Professor of Biology
Division of Biological and Health Sciences


Contact Information:
mnp1@pitt.edu 814-362-0259
203F Fisher Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. Biological Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
B.A. The College of Wooster, OH

Academic Focus:

Dr. Mulcahy currently teaches Introduction to Introduction to Biodiversity, Evolution, and Field Botany.  She welcomes collaboration with students on undergraduate research projects involving plants.


Short Bio:

Dr. Mulcahy earned her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she studied flower visiting ants and their interaction with alpine cushion plants.  She also has a bachelor of arts in biology from The College of Wooster, OH, where she did research on the ecology of pollen tube growth in an herbaceous plant species.  Mulcahy specializes in plant biology with focus on evolutionary plant ecology, bryophyte ecology, and pollination.

Prior to joining Pitt-Bradford's faculty, Mulcahy served as a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Kentucky in the Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior.

For a list of her publications, please visit Google Scholar.