Faculty

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Oliver Baars

Assistant Professor

Biology and Chemistry of Secreted Metabolites

Peter Balint-Kurti

USDA-ARS Research Geneticist and Professor

Matthew Bertone

Director – Plant Disease and Insect Clinic / Extension Associate

Terri Billeisen

Extension Associate

David Bird

W.N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Nematode biology and host-parasite interactions

Bonnie Blaimer

Assistant Professor

Systematics and Biodiversity

Rick Brandenburg

Wm. Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, Departmental Extension Leader

Commercial Turf and Peanuts

Hannah Burrack

Professor of Entomology and Extension Specialist

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Ignazio Carbone

Professor and Director of CIFR and the PSMCC

Evolutionary biology, molecular population genetics and genomics

Bill Cline

Researcher & Extension Specialist

Management of diseases of blueberries and muscadine grapes

Allen Cohen

Research Professor

Insect Rearing Education and Research

Christina Cowger

USDA Research Plant Pathologist

Biology, epidemiology, and population genetics of small grain pathogens

Marc Cubeta

Professor, Soil Mycology and Plant Disease Ecology

Ecology and population genetics of soil fungi

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Rick Davis

DEPP Head & William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Plant-parasitic nematodes and host-parasite interactions

Ralph Dean

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Host-pathogen interactions in Magnaporthe oryzae

Elizabeth Driscoll

4-H Specialist

4-H Entomology

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Steve Frank

Professor, Ecology and IPM in urban landscapes, nurseries, and greenhouses

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Adrienne Gorny

Assistant Professor, Nematode Epidemiology and Management

Fred Gould

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture

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Shuijin Hu

Professor

Soil Microbial Ecology

Alejandra Huerta

Assistant Professor

Anders Huseth

Assistant Professor

Field Crops Ecology

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Ayako Katsumata

Principal Research Scholar

George Kennedy

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agriculture

Ecology and Management of Insect Pests Affecting Agricultural Crops

Jim Kerns

Associate Professor

Etiology, epidemiology, and management of warm- and cool-season grass diseases

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Steven Lommel

Associate Dean for Research CALS; Director NCARS

Molecular mechanisms of plant viral pathogenesis

Marce Lorenzen

Associate Professor

Genetic Pest Management

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David Marshall

Professor and Research Leader USDA/ARS

Breeding and genetics of small grain crops for disease resistance

Inga Meadows

Extension Associate, Vegetable & Herbaceous Ornamental Pathology

Management of diseases of vegetable crops

Aram Mikaelyan

Assistant Professor

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Peter Ojiambo

Associate Professor

Epidemiology and integrated management of plant diseases

Charles Opperman

Professor

Biology and genomics of plant parasitic nematodes

David Orr

Associate Professor

Biological Control in Field Crops

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Logu Ponnusamy

Principal Research Scholar

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Lina Quesada

Associate Professor

Management, diagnostics, population genetics, and genomics of vegetable pathogens

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David Rasmussen

Assistant Professor

Dominic Reisig

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist

Tidewater Research Station

Michael Reiskind

Associate Professor

Public Health Entomology

Jean Ristaino

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Director of Emerging Plant Disease

Population genetics of Phytophthora infestans

David Ritchie

Professor and Extension Specialist

Bacterial and fungal pathogens of fruit and vegetable crops

Michael Roe

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Insect Toxicology and Physiological Genomics

Dorith Rotenberg

Associate Professor

Ecological genomics and transcriptomics of plant virus-insect vector interactions

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Coby Schal

Blanton J. Whitmire Distinguished Professor

Urban Entomology, Insect Behavior, Chemical Ecology, Insect Physiology

Max Scott

Professor of Entomology

Genetic Pest Management

David Shew

Professor

Ecology and epidemiology of soilborne fungal pathogens

Barbara Shew

Research Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist

Management of ornamental and peanut diseases

Jules Silverman

Charles G. Wright Distinguished Professor

Urban Entomology, Insect Behavior, Nutritional Ecology

Tim Sit

Principal Research Scholar – Plant Virology

Clyde Sorenson

Alumni Assoc. Distinguished Undergrad. Professor

Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching, Field Crops Entomology Office:

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David Tarpy

Professor and Extension Apiculturist

Honey bee biology

Lindsey Thiessen

Assistant Professor

Diseases of Tobacco and Field Crop

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Sara Villani

Extension Assistant Professor

Management of ornamental and apple dieseases

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Michael Waldvogel

Extension Associate Professor & Extension Specialist

Urban Entomology

James Walgenbach

Professor of Entomology

Applied Insect Ecology and Pest Management

Wes Watson

Professor of Entomology

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Anna Whitfield

Professor

Plant virus-vector interactions

Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security Cluster

Brian Wiegmann

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Entomology

Systematics, Phylogenomics, Evolutionary Biology