Two of the current research projects in this area include those of Dr. Consuelo De Moraes, who is searching for the critical role of chemical communication in ecological interactions across trophic levels, and Dr. Jim Tumlinson, who is investigating the interactions among herbivorous insects, their host plants, and their natural enemies.

  • Professor of Entomology

Areas of Expertise

  • Soil Entomology and Ecology
  • Sustainable and Organic Agriculture
  • Insect Pathology
  • Women and Gender in Science
  • Women and Agriculture
  • 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
  • Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology
  • Co-director, Center for Chemical Ecology