Department Administration

Department of Entomology

Jamie Strange, Chair and Professor, Columbus

Andy Michel, Associate Chair and Professor, Wooster

Steve Baker, Fiscal Officer, Columbus
Sarah DeVilbiss, Office Manager, Columbus
Erin Parker, Office Associate, Woosterbutterfly

 

Department Contacts

Email: entomology@osu.edu
Phone: 614-688-0218

 

Undergraduate Inquiries

Undergraduate Advisor: Joe Raczkowski raczkowski.2@osu.edu

 

Graduate Inquiries

Graduate Program Coordinator: Sarah DeVilbiss devilbiss.14@osu.edu
Graduate Studies Chair: Mary Gardiner gardiner.29@osu.edu

 

Insect ID and Pest Questions 

The C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic (CWEPPDC) at Ohio State University specializes in themicroscope identification of plant diseases, plant health problems, insects and insect related problems. Diagnosticians collaborate with specialists in plant pathology, entomology, horticulture, agronomy, natural resources, and other areas to identify pests, plant diseases, and cultural and environmental problems of plants.  

CWEPPDC Sample submission instructions 

Your local OSU Extension office has Agriculture and Natural Resource Educators able to answer farm, garden, home, and business questions.

OSU Extension Ohioline Factsheets: https://ohioline.osu.edu/topic/insects-and-pests 
OSU Extension Ask an Expert: https://extension.osu.edu/ask-an-expert 
OSU Extension County Office Locator: https://extension.osu.edu/lao#county