Faculty Working in this Area

Disease Biology and Ecology researchers working in the Department of Entomology at Penn State.
  • Professor of Entomology


Areas of Expertise

  • Soil Entomology and Ecology
  • Sustainable and Organic Agriculture
  • Insect Pathology
  • Women and Gender in Science
  • Women and Agriculture
  • Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Biology
  • J. Lloyd & Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair of Epidemiology


  • Professor of Entomology
  • Center for Chemical Ecology
  • Center for Pollinator Research


Areas of Expertise

  • Biology and ecology of invasive species
  • Insect-microbial symbiosis
  • Tritrophic interactions
  • Insect virology
  • Pollination of forest trees
  • Assistant Professor of Entomology


Areas of Expertise

  • Veterinary Entomology
  • Tick ecology and control
  • Filth fly management and behavior
  • Wildlife entomology
  • Arthropod behavior
  • Professor and Huck Scholar in Entomology


  • Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
  • Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology
  • Eberly Professor of Biotechnology