Michelle Hersh

AB, Bryn Mawr College. PhD, Duke University. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Bard College, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Community ecologist with a special interest in the connections between biodiversity and disease. Author of articles on how fungal seedling pathogens maintain tree diversity in temperate forests and how animal diversity alters the risk of tickborne diseases. Recipient of grants from the National Science Foundation. Previously taught at Bard College and Eastern Michigan University. SLC, 2013–

Undergraduate discipline: Biology

Courses taught in Biology

Courses from previous years

  • Evolutionary Biology
  • First-Year Studies: Urban Ecology
  • Microbiology
  • Disease Ecology
  • General Biology II: Organismal and Population Biology
  • Giving, Taking, and Cheating: The Ecology of Symbiosis

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Michelle Hersh

Michelle Hersh