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Name Title Email Phone
Flor Edith Acevedo Assistant professor of Entomology/Arthropod ecology fea5007@psu.edu
Jared Gregory Ali, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Entomology jga8@psu.edu 814-865-0240
Etya Amsalem, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Entomology eua6@psu.edu 814-863-7675
Kate Anton Research Technologist kxa138@psu.edu 814-865-9806
Mary Barbercheck, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology meb34@psu.edu 814-863-2982
Susan Bass Administrative Support Assistant sgb13@psu.edu 814-865-1895
David John Biddinger, Ph.D. Tree Fruit Research Entomologist djb134@psu.edu 717-677-6116
Gregory Biddle Research Technologist grb5349@psu.edu
Ottar Bjornstad, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Biology onb1@psu.edu 814-863-2983
Sarah Bordenstein Associate Research Professor sarah.bordenstein@psu.edu
Seth Bordenstein Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Endowed Chair in Microbiome Sciences s.bordenstein@psu.edu
Natalie Boyle Assistant Research Professor nmb5846@psu.edu 814-863-3974
Andrew R. Deans, Ph.D. Professor adeans@psu.edu 814-863-2863
Heather Desorcie Education Program Specialist hud192@psu.edu 814-865-2485
Frank Doyle Android Engineer fkd5071@psu.edu
Gary W. Felton, Ph.D. Professor and Department Head of Entomology gwf10@psu.edu
John Feuerborn Research Technician, Grozinger Lab jcf5632@psu.edu
Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology sjf4@psu.edu 814-863-7788
Elena Gomez Research Technologist, Urban Lab ekg5181@psu.edu 814-863-4444
Kylie Green Research Technologist 1 kdg5238@psu.edu 814-965-9162
Christina Grozinger, Ph.D. Publius Vergilius Maro Professor of Entomology cmgrozinger@psu.edu 814-865-2214
Sara Hermann, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Arthropod Ecology and Trophic Interactions SLH@psu.edu 814-865-8321
Heather Hines, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Biology and Entomology hmh19@psu.edu 814-863-8830
Kelli Hoover, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology kxh25@psu.edu 814-863-6369
David P. Hughes, Ph.D. Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Global Food Security dhughes@psu.edu 814-863-6073
Melissa Ishler Research Technologist mjg153@psu.edu 814-863-5720
Nina Jenkins Research Professor nej2@psu.edu 814-865-2483
Rupinder Kaur Assistant Research Professor r.kaur@psu.edu
Annaylse Kehs PlantVillage Operations Director aqk5662@psu.edu
Monica Kersch-Becker Assistant Professor mfk5843@psu.edu 814-863-7788
Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D. Extension Tree Fruit Entomologist gxk13@psu.edu 717-677-6116
Dion Lerman, MPH, ACE, HHS Environmental Health Programs Specialist dll33@psu.edu 215-264-0582
David Long dcl18@psu.edu 814-865-5581
Margarita López-Uribe, Ph.D. Lorenzo L. Langstroth Early Career Professor mml64@psu.edu 814-865-8245
Erika T. Machtinger, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Entomology etm10@psu.edu 814-865-9162
Arash (Feizollah) Maleki Research Technologist fum123@psu.edu 814-865-3423
Michele Mansfield Research Support man203@psu.edu 814-863-0145
Nate McCartney Research Technician II nbm2@psu.edu
Peter McCloskey Research Data Analyst pzm44@psu.edu
Francine McCullough Research Technologist fmm129@psu.edu 814-863-3668
Ben McGraw, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Turfgrass Science bam53@psu.edu 814-865-1138
Luis M Mendez Research Assistant LuisTheBiologist@psu.edu
Hillery Metz Technical Communications Specialist, Rasgon Lab hkm5350@psu.edu
Christina Mullen Research Technologist 2 cam322@psu.edu 814-863-2981
Andrew Myrick Assistant Research Professor ajm25@psu.edu
Harland Patch, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor hmpatch@psu.edu 814-867-3023
Michelle Peiffer Research Support Assistant mlk101@psu.edu 814-865-1463
Isabella Petitta Research Technologist irp5068@psu.edu 814-865-8245
Laura Porturas Assistant Curator ldp5188@psu.edu
Ed Rajotte, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology and IPM Coordinator uvu@psu.edu 814-863-4641
Jason L Rasgon, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology and Disease Epidemiology jlr54@psu.edu 814-863-3668
Andrew Read, Ph.D. Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences a.read@psu.edu 814-867-2396
Tanya Renner, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Entomology tur158@psu.edu 814-863-5752
Cole Robinson Administrative Support Assistant 2 cole.robinson@psu.edu
Amelia Romo Research Technologist aib10@psu.edu
Richard Roush Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences rtr10@psu.edu 814-865-2541
Joyce M. Sakamoto, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor jms1198@psu.edu 814-863-3662
Rudolf Schilder, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Entomology and Biology rjs360@psu.edu
Michael J. Skvarla Assistant Research Professor of Arthropod Identification mxs1578@psu.edu 814-865-3256
Erika Stover Administrative Manager ess9@psu.edu 814-863-7344
Sherri Taylor Financial Assistant slt24@psu.edu 814-865-1462
John Tooker, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology tooker@psu.edu 814-865-7082
Michael Tribone Multimedia Specialist mat141@psu.edu
Robyn Underwood, Ph.D. Extension Educator, Apiculture rmu1@psu.edu 484-268-5208
Julie Urban Associate Research Professor jmu2@psu.edu 814-863-4444
Tammy Winters Financial Assistant txh156@psu.edu 814-865-1895
Michael S. Wolfin Assistant Research Professor mvw5315@psu.edu 814-863-3877
Fang (Rose) Zhu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Entomology fuz59@psu.edu 814-863-4432