Dr. Jeffrey Walck


Dr. Jeffrey Walck
Room 1057, Science Building (SCI)
MTSU Box 60, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Kentucky (1998)
  • BS, Cornell University (1989)

Areas of Expertise

  • Climate change and plant regeneration from seeds
  • Ecology, evolution and biogeography of seed dormancy and germination
  • Conservation biology of rare plants and communities, particularly cedar glades
  • Invasion ecology of plants and management issues


Dr. Walck's research has resulted in 70 papers published in leading international journals such as American Journal of Botany, Annals of Botany, Australian Journal of Botany, Biological Conservation, Biotropica, Botanical Review, Canadian Journal of Botany, Global Change Biology, Journal of Biogeography, Nature, Plant Ecology, and Seed Science Research.

Research / Scholarly Activity

  • Visiting Researcher, Korea National Arboretum, South Korea
  • Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Kings Park and Botanic Garden & The University of Western Australia
  • Visiting Scientist, Taiwan National Science Council & Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
  • Distinguished Research Award, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences