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Welcome Dr. Ashley Leach, new Assistant Professor in Specialty Crop Entomology

Jan. 5, 2022
Dr. Ashley Leach, Assistant Professor of Specialty Crop Entomology

Join us in welcoming Dr. Ashley Leach to our department!

Dr. Leach has accepted the offer of Assistant Professor in Specialty Crop Entomology, starting in January 2022, and will be based at the Wooster Science Building. Ashley is bringing a lot of energy and experience working with specialty crop pests and she will be part of the dynamic CFAES team tackling pest issues in those systems.  

Ashley is finishing a postdoctoral appointment at Purdue University working to develop integrated pest management programs. Leach completed her Ph.D. at Cornell AgriTech in 2019 under the guidance of Brian Nault, professor of entomology, and OSU Alumnus (BS in Entomology, 1988).

Ashley's lab website