Dr. Chris Herlihy

Associate Professor

Dr. Chris Herlihy
Room 1059, Science Building (SCI)
MTSU Box 60, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, Queen's University (2004)
  • BS, McMaster University (1997)

Areas of Expertise

Evolution and ecology of plants, with particular interest in the evolution of mating systems, plant-pollinator interactions and floral diversity. Ecology and conservation of cedar glade ecosystems and their flora.

Research / Scholarly Activity

My research focuses on the evolution, ecology, and pollination biology of plants. I am also interested in the conservation of threatened and endangered plant species, such as the species of Leavenworthia and Astragalus which are endemic to the cedar glade habitats of middle Tennessee.