Department of
Entomology

Entomology Directory

portrait of Acosta, Teresa Acosta, Teresa
Account Technician
tacosta@illinois.edu
506 Morrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Adaime, Marc-Elie Adaime, Marc-Elie
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
madaime2@illinois.edu
Advisor: Surangi W. Punyasena
portrait of Ahmed, Amy Ahmed, Amy
Research Specialist
amycash@illinois.edu
449 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Ainsworth, Elizabeth "Lisa" Ainsworth, Elizabeth "Lisa"
USDA ARS
Adjunct Professor - Plant Biology
PEEC
lisa.ainsworth@ars.usda.gov
147 ERML
MC-051

Lab site
portrait of Allan, Brian Allan, Brian
Associate Professor - Entomology
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
PEEC
ballan@illinois.edu
339A Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Alleyne, Marianne Alleyne, Marianne
Assistant Professor - Entomology
Graduate Director of Online Master of Science Teaching Biology Program - School of Integrative Biology
vanlaarh@illinois.edu
518B Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Anderson, Nicholas Anderson, Nicholas
Graduate Student - Entomology
nlndrsn2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Baker, Scott Baker, Scott
Instrument Maker
s-baker6@illinois.edu
59 Burrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Barnhart, Jennifer Barnhart, Jennifer
Office Manager
jbarnhar@illinois.edu
286 Morrill Hall
120
portrait of Bear, Jared Bear, Jared
Laboratory Mechanic
jbear@illinois.edu
59 Burrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Berenbaum, May Berenbaum, May
Professor & Head - Entomology
Professor - Plant Biology
Swanlund Chair
PEEC
maybe@illinois.edu
216A Morrill Hall / 318B Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Berlocher, Stewart Berlocher, Stewart
Professor - Entomology
PEEC
stewartb@illinois.edu
304A Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Beshers, Samuel Beshers, Samuel
Neuroscience Program Coordinator
Affiliate - Entomology
beshers@illinois.edu
318B Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Beuchat, Gabriel Beuchat, Gabriel
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
beuchat2@illinois.edu
MC-051
Advisor: Li-Qing Chen
portrait of Burroughs, Charles Burroughs, Charles
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
cburrou2@illinois.edu
MC-051
Advisor: Elizabeth "Lisa" Ainsworth
portrait of Bush, Daniel Bush, Daniel
Graduate Student - Entomology
dsbush2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Cáceres, Carla Cáceres, Carla
Director - School of Integrative Biology
Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
PEEC
cecacere@illinois.edu
433 Morrill Hall
MC-122

Lab site
portrait of Calla, Bernarda Calla, Bernarda
Postdoc Research Associate
calla2@illinois.edu
216C Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Cameron, Sydney Cameron, Sydney
Professor - Entomology
PEEC
sacamero@illinois.edu
215B Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Chen, Yaping Chen, Yaping
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
ychen410@illinois.edu
165 Morrill Hall
MC-120
Advisor: Feng Sheng Hu
portrait of Clem, C. Scott Clem, C. Scott
Graduate Student - Entomology
carlc2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Dana, Catherine Dana, Catherine
Graduate Student - Entomology
cdana2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Davis, Mark Davis, Mark
Conservation Biologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Entomology
davis63@illinois.edu
1816 S. Oak St. Champaign, IL 61820
MC-652
portrait of De Moya, Robert De Moya, Robert
Graduate Student - Entomology
rdemoya2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Dean, Charles Dean, Charles
Graduate Student - Entomology
cedean2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Debevec, Andrew Debevec, Andrew H
IT Specialist
debevec2@illinois.edu
333 Morrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Deem, Lesley Deem, Lesley
Pollinatarium Coordinator
lesleyd@illinois.edu
457 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Delcomyn, Fred Delcomyn, Fred
Professor Emeritus - Entomology
Director Emeritus - School of Integrative Biology
delcomyn@illinois.edu
357 Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of DeLucia, Nicholas DeLucia, Nicholas
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
ndeluc2@illinois.edu
MC-051
Advisor: Carl J Bernacchi
portrait of Demler, Hannah Demler, Hannah
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
hdemler@illinois.edu
MC-051
portrait of DeWalt, Ed DeWalt, Ed
Aquatic Entomologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology
dewalt@illinois.edu
2025 (ofc) / 2000 (lab) Robert A. Evers Laboratory
MC-652
portrait of Dietrich, Christopher Dietrich, Christopher
Associate Center Director, Systematic Entomologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology
PEEC
chdietri@illinois.edu
282 Natural Resources Building
MC-652
portrait of Dolezal, Adam Dolezal, Adam G
Assistant Professor - Entomology
PEEC
adolezal@illinois.edu
349B Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Ellis, Jodie Ellis, Jodie
Lab Manager
ellis1@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Fischer, Eva Fischer, Eva K.
Assistant Professor - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
efischer@illinois.edu
MC-122

Lab site
portrait of Flenniken, Matt Flenniken, Matt
Graduate Student - Entomology
jeffryf2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Fouke, Bruce Fouke, Bruce
Director & Professor, Geology Department
fouke@illinois.edu

Lab site
portrait of Francis, Bettina Francis, Bettina
Associate Professor - Entomology
bfrancis@illinois.edu
679 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Fredericks, Page Fredericks, Page
Research Specialist
lpfreder@illinois.edu
339 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Fu, Jie Fu, Jie
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
jief3@illinois.edu
MC-051
portrait of Fulton, Todd Fulton, Todd
Insectary
t-fulton@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Gibson, Joshua Gibson, Joshua
Graduate Student - Entomology
jcgibso2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Giers, Corbyn Giers, Corbyn
Graduate Student - Entomology
sgiers2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Gray, Michael Gray, Michael
Professor Emeritus - Crop Sciences
Affiliate - Entomology
megray@illinois.edu
N-305 Turner Hall
MC-046
portrait of Haas, Jeffrey Haas, Jeffrey
Director, Information Technology
jhaas@illinois.edu
332 Morrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Hanks, Lawrence Hanks, Lawrence
Professor - Entomology
PEEC
hanks@illinois.edu
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Harmon-Threatt, Alex Harmon-Threatt, Alex
Assistant Professor - Entomology
PEEC
aht@illinois.edu
255 Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Harwood, Gyan Harwood, Gyan
Postdoc Research Associate
gharwood@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Haynes, Ellen Haynes, Ellen
Graduate Student - PEEC
haynes11@illinois.edu
MC-002
portrait of Heads, Sam Heads, Sam
Director, Center for Paleontology - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology, Geology
swheads@illinois.edu
Paleontology, Forbes Natural History Bldg., 1816 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820
MC-652
portrait of Heerah, Sachin Heerah, Sachin
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
heerah2@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Amy Marshall-Colon
portrait of Hernandez, Erica Hernandez, Erica
Graduate Student - Entomology
ejherna2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Hsieh, Edward Hsieh, Edward
Graduate Student - Entomology
emhsieh2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Hutchinson, Sarah Hutchinson, Sarah
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
smhutch2@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Stephen Long
portrait of Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Kevin
Principal Ornithologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Entomology
PEEC
kpjohnso@illinois.edu
284 Natural Resources Building, 607 E. Peabody Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
MC-652
portrait of Jops, Kenny Jops, Kenny
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
kjops2@illinois.edu
Advisor: James O'Dwyer
portrait of Kannan, Kavya Kannan, Kavya
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
kkannan2@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Amy Marshall-Colon
portrait of Karakehian, Jason Karakehian, Jason
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
jasonmk3@illinois.edu
portrait of Kroha, Kyle Kroha, Kyle Jane
Equipment Specialist
kkroha@illinois.edu
64 Burrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Lara, Mark Lara, Mark
Assistant Professor - Plant Biology
mjlara@illinois.edu
MC-120

Lab site
portrait of Larson, Eric Larson, Eric
Assistant Professor - Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences
Affiliate - Entomology
PEEC
erlarson@illinois.edu
MC-047
portrait of Leigh, Kim Leigh, Kim
Administrative Aide
kaleigh@illinois.edu
320 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Liao, Ling-Hsiu Liao, Ling-Hsiu
Postdoc
liao19@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Lira Viana, Jessica Lira Viana, Jessica
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
liravia2@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: James Dalling
portrait of Mackert, Morgan Mackert, Morgan
Research Specialist
mmackert@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Margenot, Andrew John Margenot, Andrew John
Assistant Professor - Crop Sciences
PEEC
margenot@illinois.edu
portrait of Martin, Duncan Martin, Duncan
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
dgm3@illinois.edu
MC-051
portrait of Martin Blazquez, Ruben Martin Blazquez, Ruben
Postdoc Research Associate
rumabl@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Mayfield-Jones, Dustin Mayfield-Jones, Dustin
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
dustinm2@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Andrew D.B. Leakey
portrait of McElrath, Thomas McElrath, Thomas
Insect Collection Manager - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology
tcm@illinois.edu
291 Natural Resource Building
MC-652
portrait of Mijango Ramos, Zarluis Mijango Ramos, Zarluis Miguel
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
zarluis2@illinois.edu
MC-120
portrait of Molano-Flores, Brenda Molano-Flores, Brenda
Senior Plant Ecologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology; Plant Biology
molano1@illinois.edu
2012 Natural Resource Building
MC-652

Lab site
portrait of Mongold-Diers, Judith Mongold-Diers, Judith
Lab Manager
jdiers@illinois.edu
420 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Montag, William Montag, William
Graduate Student - Entomology
montag2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Montes, Christopher Montes, Christopher M
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
cmontes3@illinois.edu
MC-051

Lab site Advisor: Elizabeth "Lisa" Ainsworth
portrait of Morris, Brendan Morris, Brendan
Graduate Student - Entomology
bomorri2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Murphree, Maggie Murphree, Maggie
Graduate Student - Entomology
sarahmm5@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Musser, Allison Musser, Allison
Academic Advisor
amusser3@illinois.edu
2002A Natural History Building
MC-120
portrait of Nardi, James Nardi, James B.
Research Scientist
j-nardi@illinois.edu
315 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Newman, Evan Newman, Evan
Graduate Student - Entomology
evanan2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Ngumbi, Esther Ngumbi, Esther
Assistant Professor - Entomology; African American Studies
enn@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Njoroge, Teresia Njoroge, Teresia
Graduate Student - Entomology
tnjorog2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Noel, Kylee Noel, Kylee
Graduate Student - Entomology
krnoel@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Paul, Rachel Paul, Rachel
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
paul9@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Andrew D.B. Leakey
portrait of Paul, Robert Paul, Robert
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
rpaul@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Evan H. DeLucia
portrait of Pearlstein, Daniel Pearlstein, Daniel
Graduate Student - Entomology
djp@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Pelech, Elena Pelech, Elena
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
pelech@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Carl J Bernacchi
portrait of Perrin-Stowe, Tolulope Perrin-Stowe, Tolulope
Graduate Student - PEEC
tperri2@illinois.edu
436 Animal Sciences Lab
MC-630
portrait of Prada Cordero, Cecilia Prada Cordero, Cecilia
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
cprada@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: James Dalling
portrait of Quebedeaux, Jennifer Quebedeaux, Jennifer
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
quebede2@illinois.edu
MC-195
Advisor: Andrew D.B. Leakey
portrait of Ratcliffe, Susan Ratcliffe, Susan
Program Manager - Crop Sciences
Affiliate - Entomology
sratclif@illinois.edu
S-316 Turner Hall
MC-046
portrait of Rawley, Neil Rawley, Neil
Storekeeper
lrawley@illinois.edu
MC-120
portrait of Riecks-Soucek, David Riecks-Soucek, David
Ecotoxicologist, Entomologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology
soucek@illinois.edu
107 NRS Annx.
MC-652
portrait of Rios Acosta, Lorena Rios Acosta, Lorena
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
lrios@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Andrew D.B. Leakey
portrait of Robertson, Hugh Robertson, Hugh
Professor Emeritus - Entomology
PEEC
hughrobe@illinois.edu
417 Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Robinson, Gene Robinson, Gene
Director - Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Swanlund Chair
Professor - Entomology
PEEC
generobi@illinois.edu
1608 IGB / 449 Morrill Hall
MC-195
portrait of Roeder, Karl Roeder, Karl
Postdoc Research Associate
karoeder@illinois.edu
283B Morrill Hall
MC-118
portrait of Romero Valero, Ingrid Romero Valero, Ingrid
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
romerov2@illinois.edu
139 Morrill Hall
MC-120
Advisor: Surangi W. Punyasena
portrait of Schlipf, Karl Schlipf, Karl
Research Programmer
schlipf@illinois.edu
333 Morrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Schneider, Daniel Schneider, Daniel
Professor - Urban and Regional Planning
PEEC
ddws@illinois.edu
111 Temple Buell Hall
MC-619
portrait of Schore, Aiden Schore, Aiden Isaac Gittler
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
aschore2@illinois.edu
MC-120
portrait of Schuler, Mary Schuler, Mary
Professor - Plant Biology; Biochemistry; Cell and Developmental Biology
Affiliate - Entomology
maryschu@illinois.edu
162 ERML
MC-051

Lab site
portrait of Seyfried, Georgia Seyfried, Georgia
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
gss3@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Wendy H. Yang
portrait of Shrivastava, Stuti Shrivastava, Stuti
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
shrvstv3@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Amy Marshall-Colon
portrait of Singh, Dilkaran Singh, Dilkaran
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
dilkaran@illinois.edu
MC-051
portrait of Sinha, Saurabh Sinha, Saurabh
Professor and Willett Faculty Scholar - Computer Science
Affiliate - Entomology
sinhas@illinois.edu
MC-258
portrait of Skinner, Rachel Skinner, Rachel
Graduate Student - Entomology
rskinn2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of South, Eric South, Eric
Graduate Student - Entomology
ejsouth@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Spencer, Joseph Spencer, Joseph
Principal Insect Behaviorist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology
spencer1@illinois.edu
2089 Forbes Natural History Building
MC-652
portrait of Stone, Chris Stone, Chris
Medical Entomologist - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology
cstone@illinois.edu
MC-652
portrait of Stuart, Sarai Stuart, Sarai
Graduate Student - PEEC
saraihs2@illinois.edu
MC-195
portrait of Suarez, Andrew Suarez, Andrew V.
Professor and Head - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
Professor - Entomology
PEEC
suarez2@illinois.edu
515 Morrill Hall
MC-122

Lab site
portrait of Swanson, Daniel Swanson, Daniel
Graduate Student - Entomology
drswans2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Tetlie, Jonathan Tetlie, Jonathan
Graduate Student - Entomology
jtetlie2@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Thomas, M. Jared Thomas, M. Jared
Graduate Student - Entomology
thomasmj@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Torres, Jacob Torres, Jacob
Graduate Student - Entomology
jacobdt3@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Treakle, Norma Treakle, Norma
Account Technician
ntreakle@illinois.edu
506 Morrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Uebele, Thomas Uebele, Thomas
Senior Research Programmer
uebele@illinois.edu
333 Morrill Hall
MC-120
portrait of Voegtlin, David Voegtlin, David
Retired - Illinois Natural History Survey
Affiliate - Entomology
dvoegtli@illinois.edu
MC-637
portrait of Warnow, Tandy Warnow, Tandy
Founder Professor and Associate Head - Computer Science
Affiliate - Entomology; Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Plant Biology
PEEC
warnow@illinois.edu
3235 Seibel Center for Computer Sciences
MC-258
portrait of Wedow, Jessica Wedow, Jessica
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
wedow2@illinois.edu
MC-051
Advisor: Elizabeth "Lisa" Ainsworth
portrait of Whitfield, James Whitfield, James
Professor - Entomology
PEEC
jwhitfie@illinois.edu
215 Morrill Hall
MC-118

Lab site
portrait of Williams, Cariad Williams, Cariad
Graduate Student - Entomology
cariadw2@illinois.edu
MC-120
portrait of Winnicki, Sarah Winnicki, Sarah
Graduate Student - PEEC
sarahkw2@illinois.edu
MC-122
portrait of Wu, Wen-Yen Wu, Wen-Yen
Academic Hourly
wywu@illinois.edu
MC-118
portrait of Yu, Li'Ang Yu, Li'Ang
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
liangy2@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Ray Ming
portrait of Zerpa Catanho, Dessiree Zerpa Catanho, Dessiree
Graduate Student - Plant Biology
dpz2@illinois.edu
MC-120
Advisor: Ray Ming