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Dr. Mary Mulcahy

Mary Mulcahy
Dr. Mary Mulcahy
Director of Biology
Associate Professor of Biology

Division of Biological and Health Sciences

Contact Information:
mnp1@pitt.edu

Phone: 814-362-0259


203J Fisher Hall

Degrees and Credentials

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

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.

Academic Focus

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