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2015-2016 University Catalog 
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Entomology (Graduate)

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Department/School Head:

John S. Yaninek

Admission Requirements:

  • If applying for fall semester admission, please apply by December 1 to ensure consideration for entrance fellowships.
  • We typically have more applicants for research assistantships than open positions. An advisor must be identified before you are admitted. We strongly recommend that you contact prospective faculty advisors before beginning the application process
  • GPA 3.0 or above
  • GRE scores (within past 5 years)
  • TOEFL score above 77 (International applicants only)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Two sets of transcripts from all institutions of higher education
  • Application form (Graduate School website)
  • Statement of purpose

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Master of Science (M.S.)

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • Biological control
  • Insect biochemistry and cell biology
  • Insect-plant interactions
  • Integrated pest management
  • Landscape ecology
  • Molecular, behavioral, and population genetics
  • Systematic entomology
  • Urban and industrial entomology
  • Vector biology

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:


Gary W. Bennett
Peter E. Dunn
Virginia R. Ferris
Ricky E. Foster
Catherine A. Hill
Greg J. Hunt
Linda J. Mason
Larry L. Murdock
Christian Y. Oseto
Clifford S. Sadof
Michael E. Scharf
Jeffrey J. Stuart
Tom Turpin
Steve Yaninek

Associate Professor

Grzegorz A. Buczkowski
John C. Creighton
Matthew D. Ginzel
Jeffrey D. Holland
Ian Kaplan
Christian H. Krupke
Jonathan Jewell Neal
Douglas Scott Richmond

Assistant Professor

Trevor I Stamper
Jennifer M. Zaspel
Dieudonné Baributsa
Ameya D. Gondhalekar





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