Forest Health Specialist, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia

  • Ph.D. in Entomology, University of Tennessee
  • M.S. in Biology, University of South Alabama
  • B.S. in Biology, University of Mobile

Areas of specialization: forest entomology, aquatic entomology, pest management using insecticides, and environmental risk of insecticides

Current research projects:

– Efficacy of systemic insecticides and pine tip moth seasonality in young pine stands

– Risk assessment of HWA imidacloprid treatments to pollinating and seed distributing insect associates of the endangered persistent trillium

Current outreach projects:

– Forest Insects and Diseases

– Trees for Bees: Helping Georgians Improve Pollinator Habitats in the Urban and Suburban Landscape

– Pesticide Safety Training