University of California, Riverside

Urban Entomology @ UCR



Current & Former Graduate Students


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Current Graduate Students

Without the assistance and knowledge of current and past graduate students, the field of Urban Entomology would not be the same. Below is a list of people who have collaborated with us.

MitzMirtza R. Millard

B.S. University of California, Riverside 2007


Former Graduate Students

  • Dr. D.H. Choe, Assistant CE Specialist and Assistant Professor. Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside
  • Dr. Jules Silverman, Charles G. Wright Professor, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University – the biology and ecology of invasive ants
  • Dr. Arthur Appel, Chair, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Auburn University, AL. Urban pest management, biology and physiological ecology of urban insects
  • Dr. Rudi Scheffrahn, Department of Entomology, University of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale –REC, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Systematics, biology and pest management of termites.
  • Dr. Weste Osbrink, USDA-ARS-SRRC, New Orleans, LA. Biology and management of termites.
  • Dr. Linda Hooper-Bui, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University, LA. Biology and management of fire ants
  • Dr. Brian Cabrera, County Entomologist, Agricultural Commissioner's Office, Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Dr. Marco Metzger, California Department of Public Health, Ontario, CA. Urban health issues.
  • Dr. Karl Haagsma, Certified Pest management Professional, 757th Airlift Squadron, Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Vienna, OH. Urban pest management.
  • Dr. Raj Saran, McLaughlin Gormley King Co., 8810 Tenth Ave., North, Minneapolis, MN. Research development.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department of Entomology

Urban Entomology
College Building North

Tel: (951) 827-5327
Fax: (951) 827-3086
E-mail: michael.rust@ucr.edu

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