Entomology Faculty

Only faculty affiliated with ILS are listed on this page.  Learn more about Entomology faculty. The Entomology Graduate Coordinator is Kerry Oliver (kmoliver@uga.edu).

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Adang, Mike

Mike Adang Professor Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Entomology Ecology of macroinvertebrates in freshwater wetlands and streams. Website

Batzer, Darold

Darold Batzer Professor Entomology Distinguished Research Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Research interest: Functional and structural genomics, metabolism and enzymology of organisms that grow near 100C. Website

Burke, Gaelen

Gaelen Burke Associate Professor Entomology Functional and evolutionary genomics of microbial associations with insects; virology, symbiosis, immunity Website

Champagne, Don

Don Champagne Associate Professor Entomology Role of arthropod salivary factors in pathogen transmission and immune responses in their vertebrate hosts. Website

Forschler, Brian

Brian Forschler Professor Entomology The mission of the Household and Structural Entomology program is acquisition of information on behavior, biology, ecology and evolution of associations with arthropods and human habitation. Website

Hunt, Brendan

Brendan Hunt Associate Professor Entomology Behavioral and evolutionary genetics and epigenetics of social insects. Website

McHugh, Joe

Joe McHugh Professor Entomology Evolution, systematics and anatomy of insects. Website

Moore, Patricia

Patricia Moore Professor Entomology The role of developmental mechanisms in sexual selection and the evolution of reproductive strategies in insects. Website

Oliver, Kerry

Kerry Oliver Associate Professor Entomology Ecology and evolution of heritable symbiosis in insects. Website

Ross, Ken

Ken Ross Professor Entomology Population biology, evolutionary genetics, molecular systematics, and comparative genomics of social insects (fire ants) with an emphasis on studies of genetic variation. Website

Salzman, Shayla

Shayla Salzman Assistant Professor, Entomology Multi-modal signaling between plants and insects, evolution and mechanism of inter-species interactions. Techniques include insect behavior, chemical ecology, and phylogenetics. Website

Strand, Mike

Mike Strand Distinguished Research Professor Entomology Molecular and evolutionary biology of insect parasites; virology, immunology, symbiont evolution, reproduction. Website

Vogel, Kevin

Kevin Vogel Assistant Professor Entomology Integrating physiology, genomics, evolution, and microbial symbiosis to understand the biology of insect vectors of disease. Website