Researchers are examining the evolutionary relationships between species, the selective forces that lead to biodiversity, and the molecular and physiological bases for the evolution of complex traits, including social behavior and host-parasite interactions.

  • Assistant Professor of Entomology

Areas of Expertise

  • Social behavior
  • Chemical ecology
  • Pollinator's health
  • Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Bumble bees
  • Publius Vergilius Maro Professor of Entomology
  • Director, Center for Pollinator Research, Insect Biodiversity Center
  • Associate Director for Research, Institute for Sustainable Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Bees
  • Genomics, Immunity, Behavior, Physiology, Ecology
  • Decision Support Tools
  • Professor Emeritus and Curator Emeritus, Frost Entomological Museum;
  • Founding Director Emeritus, Center for BioDiversity Research