Insect Ecology

This is the study of how insects and other arthropods interact with their environment. Research in the department addresses population dynamics, microclimatic influences, food utilization, trophic level relationships, modeling, and behavior.

Dr. Tom Weissling

Dr. Tom Weissling

Associate Professor

Academic Programs, Insect Ecology, Pollinator Health, Conservation
UNL Department of Entomology
1700 East Campus Mall, ENTO 103
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. Judy Wu-Smart

Dr. Judy Wu-Smart

Extension & Research Entomologist

Extension and Research
Department of Entomology
105A Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816

Dr. Autumn H. Smart

Research Assistant Professor

Insect Ecology, Plant-Pollinator interactions, Pollinator Health
University of Nebraska
Department of Entomology
215 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE
68583-0816
Dr. Julie Peterson

Dr. Julie Peterson

Professor

Insect Ecology, Field Crops Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Biological Control
West Central Research, Extension and Education Center (WCREEC)
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE 69101
Dr. Lance Meinke

Dr. Lance J. Meinke (Emeritus)

Emeritus Professor

Insect Ecology & Behavior, Integrated Pest Management, Resistance Management Chrysomelid Taxonomy
Department of Entomology
109B Entomology Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. Justin McMechan

Dr. Justin McMechan

Assistant Professor

Crop Protection and Cropping Systems
105B Entomology
University of Nebraska-LIncoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
and
Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center (ENREEC)
Ithaca, NE
Dr. Louise Lynch-O'Brien

Dr. Louise Lynch-O'Brien

Assistant Professor

Insect Biology
109E ENTO Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. Kyle G. Koch

Dr. Kyle G. Koch

Assistant Extension Educator

Insect Identification, Insect Training and Diagnostics, Arthropod Species, Citizen Science
12BB Entomology Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816
Dr. Tom Hunt (Emeritus)

Dr. Tom Hunt (Emeritus)

Emeritus Professor

Integrated Pests Management; Ecology and Management of Arthropods
Haskell Agricultural Laboratory
57905 866 Road
Concord, NE
68728
Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss

Dr. Tiffany Heng-Moss

Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Science Education
103I Agricultural Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0702