Faculty

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Dr. Troy Anderson

Associate Professor
Insect Physiology
Teaching and Research Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
tanderson44@unl.edu

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Erin Bauer

Lecturer
Online Education
Teaching
UNL Department of Entomology,Lincoln
ebauer2@unl.edu

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Dr. Jeffrey D. Bradshaw

Associate Professor
Extension Specialist
Research and Extension Faculty
Panhandle Research & Extension Center, Scottsbluff, NE jbradshaw2@unl.edu

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Dr. Gary J. Brewer

Professor
Pest and Pollinator Interaction, Livestock Entomology
Research and Teaching
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
gbrewer2@unl.edu

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Dr. Douglas A. Golick

Associate Professor
Science Education
Teaching and Extension Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
dgolick2@unl.edu

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Dr. Gary L. Hein

Professor
Director of Doctor of Plant Health Program, Wheat Curl Mite Biology and Ecology
Administration and Research Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
ghein1@unl.edu

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Dr. Tiffany M. Heng-Moss

CASNR Dean
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Administration
103I Agricultural Hall, Lincoln
thengmoss2@unl.edu

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Dr. Thomas E. Hunt

Professor
Field Crops Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Applied Ecology, Resistance Management
Extension and Research Faculty
Haskell Agricultural Laboratory, Concord, NE
thunt2@unl.edu

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Dr. Kyle G. Koch

Assistant Extension Educator
Extension - Insect Diagnostics
Extension Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
kyle.koch@unl.edu

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Dr. Joe M. Louis

Associate Professor
Molecular Plant-Insect Interactions
Research and Teaching Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
joelouis@unl.edu

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Dr. Louise I. Lynch-O'Brien

Assistant Professor
Insect Biology
Teaching and Extension Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
Email: llynchobrien@unl.edu

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Dr. Justin McMechan

Assistant Professor
Crop Protection and Cropping Systems
Extension and Research Faculty
Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center, Ithaca Nebraska
justin.mcmechan@unl.edu

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Dr. Lance J. Meinke

Professor
Applied Insect Ecology and Behavior, Field Crops Entomology, Integrated Pest Management
Research and Teaching Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
lmeinke1@unl.edu

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Dr. Julie A. Peterson

Rank: Assistant Professor
Insect Ecology, Field Crops Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Biological Control.
Research and Extension Faculty
West Central Research & Extension Center, North Platte, NE
julie.peterson@unl.edu

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Dr. Brett C. Ratcliffe

Professor and Curator
Systematics of Scarabaeidae
Research and Teaching Faculty
Nebraska State Museum, UNL, Lincoln
bratcliffe1@unl.edu

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Dr. John Ruberson - Department Head

Professor
Administration, Biological Control, IPM
Administration
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
jruberson2@unl.edu

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Dr. Matthew D. Smart

Research Assistant ProfessorEcosystem Ecologist
Research and Teaching FacultyUNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
msmart2@unl.edu

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Dr. Ana María Vélez

Assistant Professor
Insecticide Toxicology
Research and Teaching Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
avelezarango2@unl.edu

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Dr. Thomas J. Weissling

Associate Professor
Academic Programs, Ecology and Conservation
Teaching and Research Faculty
Location: UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
tweissling2@unl.edu

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Dr. Susan Weller

Director, University Museum
Administration
University of Nebraska State Museum, Lincoln

susan.weller@unl.edu
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Dr. Robert J. Wright

Professor

Field Crops Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Biological Control
Extension and Research Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
rwright2@unl.edu

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Dr. Judy Wu-Smart

Assistant Professor
Pollinator Health
Extension and Research Faculty
UNL Department of Entomology, Lincoln
jwu-smart@unl.edu

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Active Emeriti

Dr. Fred Baxendale

Dr. John Foster

Dr. E.A. "Short" Heinrichs

Dr. Shripat Kamble

 

Adjunct and Courtesy Appointments

Dr. Lisa Baird, University of San Diego

Dr. Edson Baldin, Universidade Estadual Paulista

Dr. Mike Culy, Sipcam Agro USA, Inc.

Dr. Odair Fernandes, FCAV/São Paulo State University

Dr. Elane Fishilevich, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Jody Green, Lancaster County Extension

Dr. Ashley Hall, University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Eileen Hebets, School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Scott Hutchins, USDA-REE

Dr. William Hutchison, University of Minnesota

Dr. David J. Isenhour, Orion Strategic Systems, LLC

Dr. Thomas Janousek, Pest Consulting Services, Inc.

Dr. Doug Jones, Monsanto

Dr. Nicholas Miller, Illinois Institute of Technology

Dr. Daniel J. Moellenbeck, DM Crop Research Group, Inc.

Dr. Jaime Molina-Ochoa, Universidad de Guanajuato

Dr. Tom Powers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Dr. Jarrad Prasifka, USDA-ARS

Dr. Sean Putnam, Lincoln Public Schools

Dr. Gautam Sarath, USDA-ARS

Dr. Blair Siegfried, University of Florida

Dr. Dave Taylor, USDA-ARS

Dr. Sean Whipple, UPL OpenAg

Dr. Junwei J. (Jerry) Zhu, USDA-ARS

Dr. Georgina Zivanovic

Breaking Entomological News...

  • Congratulations to all of our student winners at the ESA National Meeting - Andrea Rilaković, 1st Place Undergrad Virtual Poster, Sajjan Grover, 2nd Place Grad Infographic, Jeffrey Cluever, 2nd Place Grad Infographic, Earl Agpawa, 2nd Place Undergrad Poster, Timothy Dang, 2nd Place Grad Poster, Annie Krueger, 1st Place Grad Poster and 1st Place 3-Minute Competition, Jordy Reinders, 1st Place Oral paper, Gabriela Carmona, 2nd Place Oral paper, Molly Darlington, 1st Place Oral paper, and Kelly Willemssens (SNR student), 2nd Place 3-Minute Competition. The group came in second in the number of awards won by one department.
  • Dr. Joe Louis receives the Early Career Innovation award from the Entomological Society of America
  • Congratulations to Dr. Troy Anderson on being elected Vice President Elect for the Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology Section of the Entomological Society of America!
  • Scott O’Neal (NIFA Postdoctoral Fellow with Troy Anderson) was recognized as the 2019 New Investigator of the Year by the American Chemical Society AGRO Division. Congratulations, Scott!
  • Dr. Kyle Koch named new insect diagnostician
  • Check out the Emerald Ash Borer Resource Center, and our Emerald Ash Borer Look-Alike Insects Sheet - Be Sure Before You Treat!