Penn State Entomology is a community of faculty, staff, and students who collaborate to conduct and support outstanding research in insect science—an interdisciplinary life science that improves human health, quality of life, and food and ecosystems sustainability.

Many research programs are also linked with the University's institute structure, allowing access to faculty and facilities across the campus.

Name Title Email Phone
Flor Edith Acevedo Assistant professor of Entomology/Arthropod ecology fea5007@psu.edu
Jared Gregory Ali, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Entomology jga8@psu.edu 814-865-0240
Etya Amsalem, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Entomology eua6@psu.edu
Kate Anton Research Technologist kxa138@psu.edu 814-865-9806
Andrew Aschwanden Research Technologist aca12@psu.edu 814-867-4191
Tom Baker, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Chemical Ecology tcb10@psu.edu 814-863-4435
Mary Barbercheck, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology meb34@psu.edu 814-863-2982
Dave Biddinger, Ph.D. Tree Fruit Research Entomologist djb134@psu.edu 717-677-6116
Ottar Bjornstad, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Biology onb1@psu.edu 814-863-2983
Natalie Boyle Assistant Research Professor nmb5846@psu.edu
Michael Cannon Research Technologist 2 mdc5260@psu.edu
Andy Deans, Ph.D. Professor adeans@psu.edu 814-863-2863
Gary W. Felton, Ph.D. Professor and Department Head of Entomology gwf10@psu.edu
Ellen Fisher Administrative Support Assistant ejf5@psu.edu 814-865-1895
Shelby Fleischer, Ph.D. Professor of Entomology sjf4@psu.edu 814-863-7788
Christina Grozinger, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Entomology cmgrozinger@psu.edu 814-865-2214
Lesley Heller-Guenther Financial Assistant lxh346@psu.edu 814-865-1895
Sara Hermann 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. Associate Professor of Entomology and Biology dhughes@psu.edu 814-863-6073
Melissa Ishler Research Technologist mjg153@psu.edu 814-863-5720
Nina Jenkins Research Associate Professor nej2@psu.edu 814-865-2483
Annaylse Kehs PlantVillage Operations Director aqk5662@psu.edu
Grzegorz (Greg) Krawczyk, Ph.D. Extension Tree Fruit Entomologist gxk13@psu.edu 717-677-6116
Heather Leach Extension Associate hll50@psu.edu 814-863-2872
Dion Lerman, MPH, ACE, HHS Associate Certified Entomologist dll33@psu.edu 215-471-2200
Brandon Lingbeek Research Technologist bjl306@psu.edu 814-863-7790
Ju-Che (Peter) Lo Research Technologist jkl5475@psu.edu 814-863-4444
David Long dcl18@psu.edu 814-865-5581
Dave Love Facilities Representative dwl2@psu.edu 814-863-2875
Margarita López-Uribe, Ph.D. Lorenzo L. Langstroth Early Career Professor mml64@psu.edu 814-865-8245
Erika Machtinger Assistant Professor of Entomology etm10@psu.edu 814-865-9162
James Marden, Ph.D. Professor of Biology jhm10@psu.edu 814-863-1384
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
Beth McGraw Professor and Huck Scholar in Entomology eam7@psu.edu 814-865-1740
Taylor Miller Research Technologist tmm6052@psu.edu
Christina Mullen Research Technologist 2 cam322@psu.edu 814-863-2981
Andrew Myrick Assistant Research Professor ajm25@psu.edu
Michelle Niedermeier Community IPM and Environmental Health Program Coordinator mxn14@psu.edu 215-471-2200
Harland Patch, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor hmpatch@psu.edu 814-867-3023
Michelle Peiffer Research Support Assistant mlk101@psu.edu 814-865-1463
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 Assistant 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. Assistant Professor of Entomology and Biology rjs360@psu.edu 814-867-6279
Michael Skvarla Assistant Research Professor of Arthropod Identification mxs1578@psu.edu 814-865-3256
Nick Sloff Multimedia Specialist nws10@psu.edu 814-865-1896
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
James H. Tumlinson, Ph.D. Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology jht2@psu.edu 814-863-1770
Robyn Underwood Assistant Research Professor rmu1@psu.edu
Julie Urban Associate Research Professor jmu2@psu.edu 814-863-4444
Fang (Rose) Zhu Assistant Professor of Entomology fuz59@psu.edu 814-863-4432