Department of Biological Sciences

John W. Thieret Herbarium

Contact information:

Dr. Maggie Whitson

Associate Professor of Botany
Director of the Herbarium
whitsonma at nku.edu
859-572-1411

 

Mailing address:

Northern Kentucky University,

Biological Sciences Department,

Herbarium/Dr. Whitson, SC 204D
Natural Science Center,
Highland Heigts, KY 41076

 

 

Dr. Whitson's Homepage

Greetings!!!

 

You've found Dr. Whitson's homepage. I can reliably be reached by e-mail if you have questions or need to set up an appointment. For those who want to drop by, my office hours and schedule appear below.

 

My office (SC 101B) is located in the Herbarium/Museum complex on the first floor

of the Natural Science Center. The door is by the fish tanks, and if it's unlocked, then I'm probably nearby.

Who: Dr. Mary Kathryn (Maggie) Whitson, Associate Professor of Botany & Director of the John W. Thieret Herbarium

 

Office: SC 101B

 

Office hours for Fall 2018:

     Tuesday 1:30 - 2:30  pm
     Wednesday/Friday 12 - 1  pm, or by appointment

 

Phone: 859-572-1411

 

E-mail: whitsonma at nku.edu

 

 

Dr. Whitson among Gunner foliage in Costa Rica.

Courses I teach:

 

FALL 2018:

 

Bio 120L: Non-Majors Biology Lab

Bio 202L: Clinical Microbiology Lab

Bio 312&L: Dendrology (Tree ID)

 

 

SPRING 2018:

 

Bio 313&L: General Botany

 

 

 

Research Interests: Kentucky flora. Databasing the specimens of the NKU herbarium. Plant systematics & evolution. The Solanaceae (tomato family), the genus Physalis (tomatillos).

Dr. Whitson's FALL 2018 SCHEDULE

 

MONDAY: Research (Herbarium), Room SC101, or in the field, 10 am-12 pm


TUESDAY: BIO 312, Room SC168, 9:25-10:15 am

BIO 312L, field, 10:25 am-1:15 pm

 

WEDNESDAY: BIO 202L 001, Room SC261, 10-11:50 am

Office hour, Room SC101B, 12-1 pm

BIO 120L 003, Room SC261, 2-3:50 pm

 

THURSDAY: BIO 312L, field, 10:25 am-1:15 pm

 

FRIDAY: Micro prep meeting, Room SC261, 9-9:45 am

BIO 202L 001, Room SC261, 10-11:50 am

Office hour, Room SC101B, 12-1 pm

Faculty meeting, Room HE221, 2-4 pm