People

Faculty

Craig A. Abel
Affiliate Professor
Host Plant Resistance, Field Crops Entomology
Lyric Bartholomay
Affiliate Associate Professor
Medical Entomology, Arthropod Management Technologies, Vector Biology and Public Health
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Professor and Chair
Integrated Pest Management, Crop Entomology
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Affiliate Professor
Insect Pathology, Insect Physiology, Biotechnology, Arthropod Management Technologies
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Professor
Environmental Toxicology, Pesticide Risk Assessment, Sustainability
Lecturer
Forensic Entomology
Keri Carstens
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Environmental Toxicology
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Genetics, Field Crops Entomology
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Distinguished Professor
Insect Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology, Arthropod Management Technologies, Vector Biology and Public Health
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Professor, Curator of Iowa State Insect Collection, Director of Insect Zoo
Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, Aquatic Insects, Systematics
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Associate Professor
Insect Resistance Management, Integrated Pest Management, Field Crops Entomology
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USDA-ARS, Research Entomologist, Collaborator, Assistant Professor
Ecology of Corn Insects, Field Crops Entomology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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Associate Professor, Extension Entomologist, ANR Crops Team Leader
Field Crop Insects, Integrated Pest Management, Field Crops Entomology
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Associate Professor
Livestock and Public Health Entomology, Undergraduate Teaching
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Professor
Insect Physiology/Biochemistry, Arthropod Management Technologies
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Professor
Urban Entomology, Distance Education
Matt O'Neal
Associate Professor
Insect Ecology, Integrated Pest Management, Field Crops Entomology, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Affiliate Professor
Insect Resistance Management, Insect epizootiology, economics of IPM, modeling of insect populations
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Affiliate Professor
Integrated Pest Management, Field Crop Insects, Field Crops Entomology
Tom Sappington
USDA-ARS Research Entomologist, Collaborating Professor
Insect Ecology, Field Crops Entomology
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Assistant Professor
Insect Molecular Biology, Innate Immunity, Medical Entomology, Vector Biology and Public Health
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Associate Professor
Insect Behavior, Insect Genomics, Apiculture, Arthropod Management Technologies, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
John VanDyk
Senior Systems Analyst, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Software Engineering, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Wendy Wintersteen
President-select, Endowed Dean
Integrated Pest Management

Alumni

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Graduate research assistant
Crop Entomology, Biological Control, Integrated Pest Management
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Graduate Assistant-Research
Insect Virology
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Graduate Research Assistant
Integrated Pest Management of agricultural pests

Staff

Agricultural Specialist III
Agronomy, Prairie Establishment
Janice Berhow
Secretary III
Administration, Hourly Payroll
Keith Bidne
Biological Science Research Technician/USDA, Insect Rearing Specialist/Insectary Manager
Insect Rearing, Entomology field and laboratory research
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Affiliate, Biological Researcher, USDA-ARS Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research Unit
Insect Ecology
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Systems Analyst II
Application Development, Software Engineering, Bioinformatics, Website Development
Research Associate I
Corn pest managment
Elizabeth Buffington
Extension Program Specialist III
Pesticide Education
Extension Entomologist
Honey bees, Native bees, Pollinators
Dr. Tyler Grant
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Wildlife Ecology
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Office Automation
Office manager
Sue Jones
Account Clerk
Accounting
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Postdoc Research Associate
Insect Ecology, Biological Control, Host Plant Resistance, Parasitoid Biology
Research Associate I
Medical Entomology
Postdoc Research Associate
Insect Immunology, Insect Physiology, Insect Toxicology
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Secretary III
Administration
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Associate Scientist
Bioinformatics, Insect Virology, Plant virus transmission
Angela McMahon
Systems Analyst I
Website Development
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Program Assistant II
Arthropod Management
Jacque Pohl Project Coordinator
Program Coordinator
Communications, coordination, biology
Administrative Specialist III, Departments of Entomology and Natural Resource Ecology & Management
Management
John Rearick
Systems Analyst II
Website Development
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Ag Tech/Usda
Field Crops
Kristine Schaefer
Program Manager I
Pesticide Safety Education, Weed Management
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Program Coordinator
Interdisciplinary teams
Janice Seibel
Program Coordinator I
Logistics, Communication
Mark Shour
Extension Program Specialist IV
Integrated Pest Management of Urban Insect Pests, Pesticide Safety
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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Field Crops, Insect Resistance Management, Insect-plant interaction
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Program Manager I
Pest Resistance Management
Marti Steelman
Secretary II
Administration
John VanDyk
Senior Systems Analyst, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Software Engineering, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
Gregory VanNostrand
Research Associate I
Integrated Pest Management of agricultural pests
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Agricultural Specialist III
Integrated Pest Management of agricultural pests, Corn field research, Field Crops
Kathleen Wilson
Program Assistant II
Pesticide Applicator Training

Graduate Students

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Graduate Assistant-Research
Monarch Conservation, Plant-Insect Interactions
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Graduate Student
Insect Resistance Management
Graduate Assistant-Research
Insecticide Toxicology
Graduate Assistant-Research
Integrated Pest Management
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Graduate Assistant-Research
Insect Physiology
Graduate Assistant-Research
Medical Entomology
Graduate Assistant-Research
Monarch Conservation, Plant-Insect Interactions
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Graduate Assistant-Research
Toxicology and Entomology
Graduate Assistant-Research
Conservation Biology and Sustainability
Isai Madriz
Graduate Assistant-Research
Taxonomy and Phylogenetics of the Primitive Crane Flies (Diptera: Tanyderidae)
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Graduate Assistant-Research
Plant-Insect Interactions
Edmund Norris - Graduate Research Assistant, Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory, ISU
Graduate Assistant-Research
Insect Toxicology, Medical Entomology
Graduate Assistant-Research
Innate Immunity, Medical Entomology
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Graduate Assistant-Research
Medical Entomology, Mosquito Immunology
Graduate Assistant-Research
Integrated Pest Management
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Graduate Assistant-Research
Insect immunology and behavior
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Graduate Assistant-Research
Pesticide Toxicology
Graduate Assistant-Research
Insect Behavior, Integrated Pest Management
Ge Zhang
Graduate Assistant-Research
Honey bee physiology, nutrition ecology

Emeritus Faculty

Jeffrey Beetham
Associate Professor Emeritus
Molecular Parasitology and Nematology, Soil-transmitted Helminths
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Professor Emeritus
Extension
Professor Emeritus
Host Plant Resistance
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Professor Emeritus
Forest Entomology
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Professor Emeritus
Vector Biology, population genetics, Demography
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Professor Emeritus
Pathogens
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Professor Emeritus, In Memoriam
Systematics
Professor Emeritus
Entomology
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University Professor Emeritus
Integrated Pest Management
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Professor Emeritus
Insect Pest Management
Wayne Rowley
Professor Emeritus
Medical Entomology
William B. Showers
Professor Emeritus
Ecology of Corn Insects
Jon Tollefson
Professor Emeritus
Ecology of Corn Insects