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Department of Entomology


Congratulations to our 2023-2024 Graduates

April 30, 2024

The department of entomology wishes a sincere congratulations to all our departing students!

Spring 2024 Graduates

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Major Entomology

Mia Centuori
Anne Gill
Abbie Korn

Master of Science, Entomology

Valerie Anderson, Advisor: Canas, Investigating behavioral responses of fungus gnats (Lycoriella ingenua) to oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) substrates and insecticide-treated mycelium: SPME GC-MS insights.

Doctor of Philosophy, Entomology

Lydia Fyie, Advisors: Meuti & Gardiner, Urbanization as an environmental disturbance to the seasonal dormancy of the Northern house mosquito

Autumn 2023

Doctor of Philosophy, Entomology

Grace Sward, Advisor: Canas, Tritrophic interactions and insecticide efficacy on insect pests impacting gourmet mushroom systems

Master in Plant Health Management (MPHM, an interdisciplinary professional science master’s program)

Jayden Black, Co-Advisors: Canas & Garrett Owen, A “Needs Assessment” Analysis of Ohio Pest Management Practices. 
Heather Kase, Advisor: Canas, BioBee USA Major Crops Technical Sheets and Videos. 

Master of Science, Environmental Studies Graduate Program (ESGP, an interdisciplinary graduate program)

Ellen Danford, Advisor: Gardiner, Managing Urban Landscapes to Conserve Beneficial Insects

Summer 2023

Master of Science, Entomology

Iliana Moore, Advisor: Strange, An Evaluation of Species Abundance, Gene Flow and Genetic Diversity in Bumble Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) in Relation to Urban Land Cover”

Doctor of Philosophy, Entomology

Alden Siperstein, Advisor: Meuti, “Studies on biting in Culex mosquitoes.”

congratulations to Entomology graduates