Entomology building (c) UCR/CNAS

Current & Former Graduate Students

Current Graduate Students

Without the hard work of current and past graduate students, the field of Urban Entomology would not be the same. Below is a list of our current and past graduate students.

Former Graduate Students

  • 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 Environmental Sciences, 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, Bayer Environmental Sciences. Field Product Development.
  • Dr. D.-H. Choe, Associate CE Specialist and Associate Professor. Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside.
  • Dr. Kevin Welzel, Central Garden and Pet, Sr. Product Development Specialist, Entomology.
  • Daniel Perry, P & G Ventures, Entomology.
  • Dr. Mark Dery, Kern County Mosquito & Vector Control District, Scientific Program Director.



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