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Department of Entomology Faculty

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Dr. Gary Brewer
Department Head

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Department of Entomology
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE

Phone: (402) 472-8040

Fax: (402) 472-4687



  1. B.S. in Zoology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1974
  2. M.S. in Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1978
  3. Ph.D. in Entomology, Kansas State University, 1984

Professional Responsibilities and Activities:


Prior administrative experience includes Chairing the Department of Entomology and serving as Coordinator for Plant Protection at North Dakota State University.

Research and Extension:

Development of integrated management strategies and educational programming for pests and pollinators affecting sunflower, livestock entomology.


Courses Taught:

  1. Biological Insect Control
  2. General Entomology
  3. Graduate Seminar
  4. Humans, Insects, and the Environment
  5. Integrated Pest Management
  6. Plant Resistance to Insects
  7. Readings in Plant Resistance to Insects

Notable Distinctions:

  • President-Elect of the NC Branch of Entomology Soc. America
  • Expert Reviewer, USDA-ARS, Northern Plains Agricultural Research Laboratory, Sidney, MT
  • ESCOP-ACOP Leadership Development Fellowship