Erin Bauer, M.S., M.L.I.S.

Erin Bauer
Graduate Lecturer, Ph.D. student
Online Education

Faculty/Graduate Student Profile


  • B.S. Education, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science), Dominican University (formerly Rosary College)
  • M.S. Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Pursuing a Ph.D. in Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Professional Responsibilities and Activities

  • Responsibilities: Academic advisor for students in the online Master's in Entomology program. Work with students to ensure success in the program, recruit new students, and develop new educational materials and curriculum. Teach courses for the online Master’s program and serve as coordinator for the M.S. Project capstone course. Also serve as the entomology liaison to the Forensic Science Department.


Entomology Publications:

  • Bauer, Erin C., Larry Barksdale, and Emma Sidel. 2022. Death Scene Insect Succession in Nebraska: A Guidebook. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Bauer, Erin C., Louise I. Lynch, Doug A. Golick, and Tom J. Weissling. 2021 (rev). Creating a Solitary Bee Hotel. NebGuide G2256. University of Nebraska—Lincoln Extension.
  • Bauer, Erin C., Clyde L. Ogg, Fredrick P. Baxendale, Jan R. Hygnstrom, and Pierce J. Hansen. 2013 (rev). Bee Aware: Protecting Pollinators from Pesticides. EC301. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Bauer, Erin. 2013. Insects in the World of Fiction. American Entomologist. 59 (20): 109-123.

  • Bauer, Erin C. and Clyde L. Ogg, editors. 2012. IPM Easy as ABC: Integrated Pest Management in Sensitive Environments, A How-To Guide.
  • Ogg, Clyde L., Charles A. Shapiro, William L. Kranz, Leah Sandall, and Erin Bauer. 2011. Field Records for Restricted Use Pesticide Applications. EC2540 (revision). UNL Extension Division.
  • Bauer, Erin C. and Clyde L. Ogg, Project Coordinators and Content Producers. 2011. How to Conduct Integrated Pest Management in Schools. DVD.


  • Bauer, Erin, and Louise Lynch-O'Brien. 2022. University of Nebraska—Lincoln Center for Transformative Teaching. Reflective Practitioner Program Grant ($2000).
  • Bauer, Erin, Justine LaViolette, and Doug Golick. 2020. University of Nebraska—Lincoln Center for Transformative Teaching. Student Faculty Collaboration Grant ($1000).

Awards and Honors

  • American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators Distinguished Achievement in Pesticide Safety Education Award (2015)
  • Stormwater Sleuth Extension Award (2014)
  • Innovative Extension Managerial/Professional Award (2012)


Teaching Summary

Courses taught:

  • Insect Biology ENTO 115
  • Forensic Entomology ENTO 414/814
  • Forensic Insect Succession ENTO 416/816
  • IPM in Sensitive Environments ENTO 837
  • Cultural Entomology ENTO 822
  • Forensic Insect Morphology ENTO 850
  • Independent Study ENTO 896
  • Master's Degree Project ENTO 888


103 Entomology Hall
UNL Department of Entomology
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816


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Research Areas

Professional Society Memberships

  • Entomology Society of America (ESA)
  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)