Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Location:3159 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5410
Mailing address:Department of Biological Sciences
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5410 USA
- Environmental microbiology
- Microbial ecology
Dr. Kathryn Docherty is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University.
Docherty's research group is broadly interested in understanding how human activities influence microbial community diversity and functioning. Their work integrates field and laboratory approaches to examine anthropogenic effects — including altered land uses and climate change — on microorganisms in soil, air and water. Dr. Docherty describes her research site.