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Alumni

Former Post-docs:

  • Bill Wills, Assistant Professor with ecology emphasis, Department of Biology, DePauw University. Greencastle, IN.
  • Christie Bahlai, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University. Kent, OH.
  • Aaron Fox, Assistant Professor of Urban and Community Agriculture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Pomona, CA.
  • Benjamin Werling, West Michigan Vegetable Educator, Michigan State University Extension. Hart, MI.
  • Bruce Robertson, Assistant Professor of Biology, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
  • Mary Gardiner, Associate Professor with tenure at The Ohio State University, Department of Entomology. Wooster, OH.
  • Robert G. Ahern, Director for Agricultural Health and Food Safety Programs with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Costa Rica.
  • Jianqing Ding, Research Scientist and Program Leader, Invasion Ecology and Biological Control Lab. Wuhan Botanical Garden, China.
  • Adam Davis, (joint with Karen Renner, Doug Buhler) Research Scientist, USDA ARS. Champaign-Urbana IL.
  • Mindy Hoffman, self-employed. Ohio.
  • Fabian Menalled, Professor, Montana State University. Bozeman, MT.
  • Carlos Garcia-Salazar, Small-Fruit District Agent, Michigan State University Extension. Ottawa Co, MI.
  • Larry Dyer, Petoskey based educator, manages a new farmer residency program for the Institute for Sustainable Living, Art and Natural Design (ISLAND).
  • David Orr, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina. Raleigh, NC.
  • Paul Marino, Professor and Head, Memorial University. St. John’s, Newfoundland.
  • Karim Maredia, Professor, Intnl. Agric. Inst. Michigan State University. E. Lansing, MI.
  • Richard Cowles, Associate Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. New Haven, CT.
  • Bruce Giebink, MSEA Education Coordinator, University of Minnesota. St Paul, MN.

 

Former Students, degree received:

  • Marissa Schuh, MS, Southeast Michigan Vegetable Educator, Michigan State University Extension. Adrian, MI.
  • Shahlo Safarzoda, MS, National Project Manager of rainwater harvesting for greenhouse irrigation and improved vegetable production in Zerafshan Valley/Tajikistan, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe (World Hunger Aid), Tajikistan
  • Brendan Carson, MS, Research Associate, Loyola University Chicago
  • Megan Woltz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology at Lindenwood University. St. Charles, MO
  • Mitchell Lettow, MS, Stewardship Specialist, Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy
  • Chris Hamm, MS, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Kansas
  • Mary Gardiner, PhD, see above
  • Jeffrey Evans, MS, PhD, Postdoctoral scientist with USDA-ARS Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit at the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • Anna Fiedler, MS, PhD, lives in Unity, Maine and is Executive Director of the Sheepscot Wellspring Land Alliance, a land trust based in Liberty, Maine
  • Alejandro Costamagna, MS, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Tyler Fox, MS, Field Training Officer in Pest Identification for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport
  • Tammy Wells, MS, Research technician and PhD student, Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University
  • Matthew O’Neal, PhD, Associate Professor of Entomology in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University
  • Chris Sebolt, MS, Dart Container, Mason Michigan
  • Jana Lee, MS, USDA ARS Research Entomologist with the USDA ARS Horticultural Crops Research Unit in Corvallis, Oregon
  • Dora Carmona, MS, Agricultural Zoologist,  Instituto Nacional de Technologia Agropecuaria, Balcarce, Argentina, PhD student University of Cordoba
  • Amy Roda, MS, Entomologist with the USDA–APHIS–PPQ–CPHST Lab in Miami, Florida
  • Lawrence Dyer, PhD, see above
  • Margi Coggins, MS, Mount Auburn Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, United States, Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Andrology

 

Recent Research Assistants:

  • David Southwell 2017
  • Emily Terhofter 2017
  • Paige Welborn 2016-2017
  • Zach Wolfe 2017
  • Jennifer Lyon 2016
  • Gracie Curtis 2016
  • Lindsey Hawkins 2015-2017
  • Gabe King 2015-2017
  • Jessica Kalin 2012-2016
  • Erin Forster 2013-2016
  • Marisa Tucker 2015-2016
  • Lisa Hanna 2016
  • JP Kole 2016
  • Isaac Walton 2016
  • Melina Canzano 2016
  • Katie Manning 2015-2016
  • Dan Hamstra 2015
  • Marguerite Bolt 2015
  • Nicole Keverne 2015
  • Sarah Lizzio 2014
  • Erin Oswald 2012-2013
  • Katelyn Lewis 2013
  • Grace Hirzel 2011-2013
  • Laurel Lindemann 2011-2013
  • Erica Luu 2011-2012
  • Ian Lane 2011-2013
  • Jon Busken 2012
  • Aaron Adams 2012-2013
  • Adrian Donovan 2012-2013
  • Jeff Shoemaker 2012
  • Courtney Weatherbee 2012
  • Shae Valko 2011
  • Elizabeth Racey 2010-2012
  • Ermyas Birru 2009-2010
  • Aaron Balough 2010
  • Cari Sebright 2009
  • Megan Chludzinski 2009
  • Amanda Cheeseman 2009
  • Patrick Kelly 2008
  • Beth Coggins 2008
  • Nick Longbucco 2007-2008
  • Colin Phillippo 2008
  • Catherine Spencer 2008