Conor Kerley, PhD, BSc, H. Dip is an Irish dietitian and nutrition researcher. Dr. Kerley developed an interest in nutrition and lifestyle after becoming ill at age 15. He then went on to study nutrition and dietetics at Trinity College Dublin and the Dublin Institute of Technology. It was during this time that he read The China Study and became interested in plant-based nutrition. After graduating, he earned his PhD from the School of Medicine and Medical Sciences at University College Dublin before completing postdoctoral work with The School of Human Health and Performance at Dublin City University. He is currently a content specialist with the Center for Nutrition Studies.