Dr. RIchard T. Hurley

Professor of Biology Emeritus

Email: rhurley@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Doctor of Arts – Idaho State University, Colorado State University
  • Summer institute and courses in biology and radiation science – Colorado State University
  • Master of Science – University of Notre Dame
  • Bachelor of Science – Saint Mary’s College, Winona, Minn.


  • Biology principles
  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Taxonomy
  • Radiation science

Awards and Recognition

  • Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award, 1993


  • Hurley, R.T., & McIntosh, R.P. (Spring 1964). The spruce fir-forests of the Catskill Mountain. Ecology.
  • Hurley, R.T., & Hurley, P.M. (October 2013). Thirty-five years of change in the spruce-fir forests of the Catskill Mountains. Submitted to American Midland Naturalist.