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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
Susan Bass Academic Program Coordinator sgb13@psu.edu 814-865-3077
David John Biddinger, Ph.D. Tree Fruit Research Entomologist djb134@psu.edu 717-778-4602
Ottar Bjornstad, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Biology onb1@psu.edu 814-863-2983
Sarah Bordenstein Associate Research Professor of Biology and Entomology srb6253@psu.edu 814-865-1152
Seth Bordenstein Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Endowed Chair in Microbiome Sciences s.bordenstein@psu.edu 1.814.865.1100
Natalie Boyle Assistant Research Professor nmb5846@psu.edu 814-863-3974
Andrew R. Deans, Ph.D. Professor adeans@psu.edu
Frank Doyle Android Engineer fkd5071@psu.edu
Michael Dwyer Agricultural Operations Specialist 4 mxd5875@psu.edu
Heather Engler Research Technologist hie1@psu.edu
Gary W. Felton, Ph.D. Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology and Department Head of Entomology gwf10@psu.edu
John Feuerborn Research Technician, Grozinger Lab jcf5632@psu.edu
Ryan Golas Building Coordinator reg22@psu.edu 814-863-2875
Heather Lee Grab, Ph.D. hlc30@psu.edu
Kylie Green Research Technologist kdg5238@psu.edu 814-965-9162
Christina Grozinger, Ph.D. Publius Vergilius Maro Professor of Entomology cmgrozinger@psu.edu 814-865-2214
Grace Gutierrez Part-Time Research Assistant/Associate gqg5155@psu.edu
Sara Hermann, Ph.D. Tombros Early Career Professor SLH@psu.edu
Michael Hill Illustrator, Grozinger Lab mah7063@psu.edu
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
David P. Hughes, Ph.D. Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Global Food Security dhughes@psu.edu
Melissa Ishler Research Technologist mjg153@psu.edu
Claudia Johnstonbaugh Proposal and Award Generalist - Entomology cjj5159@psu.edu 814-865-1462
Sarah Kania Assistant for Bee Collection - López-Uribe Lab sek5555@psu.edu
Rupinder Kaur Assistant Research Professor r.kaur@psu.edu
Melody Keena, Ph.D. Adjunct Faculty mkeena@fs.fed.us 203-230-4308
Annaylse Kehs PlantVillage Operations Director aqk5662@psu.edu
Mônica Kersch-Becker, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Arthropod Ecology mfkb@psu.edu 814-863-7788
Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D. Extension Tree Fruit Entomologist gxk13@psu.edu 717-778-4592
Dion Lerman, MPH, ACE, HHS Environmental Health Programs Specialist dll33@psu.edu 215-264-0582
Margarita López-Uribe, Ph.D. Lorenzo L. Langstroth Early Career Professor mml64@psu.edu
Erika T. Machtinger, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Entomology etm10@psu.edu 814-865-9162
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
Tim Moural Assistant Research Professor twm78@psu.edu
Rimnoma (Serge) Ouedraogo Assistant Research Professor rso11@psu.edu 814-865-1895
Harland Patch, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor hmpatch@psu.edu 814-867-3023
Michelle Peiffer Research Support Assistant mlk101@psu.edu
Laura Porturas Assistant Curator ldp5188@psu.edu
Tara Presnall Museum Specialist tmp5788@psu.edu
Jason L Rasgon, Ph.D. Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Endowed Chair in Disease Epidemiology and Biotechnology jlr54@psu.edu 814-863-3668
Andrew Read, Ph.D. Senior Vice President for Research a.read@psu.edu 814-867-2396
Tanya Renner, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Entomology tur158@psu.edu 814-863-5752
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
Casey Sclar, Ph.D. Affiliate Professor of Entomology csclar@psu.edu (814) 867-3080
Tori Siegle Administrative Support Assistant vms5341@psu.edu 814-865-1895
Michael J. Skvarla Assistant Research Professor of Arthropod Identification mxs1578@psu.edu 814-865-3256
Emily Slimak Administrative Manager eas5484@psu.edu 814-863-7344
Eun Ho Suh Assistant Research Professor eus57@psu.edu
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
Christina Voortman Research Technologist 2 cam322@psu.edu 814-863-2981
Tammy Winters Financial Assistant txh156@psu.edu
Michael S. Wolfin Assistant Research Professor mvw5315@psu.edu
Eric Yip Assistant Research Professor ecy5039@psu.edu
Fang (Rose) Zhu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Entomology fuz59@psu.edu 814-863-4432