Faculty and Researchers

George C. Hamilton.

George C. Hamilton (Ph.D., Rutgers)
Chair, Department of Entomology
Director, Graduate Program in Entomology

Extension Specialist in Pest Management
Research: Implementation of alternative methods to control insect pests, influence of flowering plants on the retention of natural enemies, ecology and management of invasive insects, and assessment of the pesticides used by agriculture in New Jersey

Lena B. Brattsten.

Lena B. Brattsten (Ph.D., Illinois)
Research Professor
Research: Insect biochemistry and toxicology, molecular aspects of insect-plant associations

Frank Carle.

Frank Carle (Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)
Assistant Professor
Curator, Rutgers Entomological Museum
Research: Systematics, aquatic insects

Andrea Egizi.

Andrea Egizi (Ph.D., Rutgers University)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology
Research: Molecular ecology of vectors and vector-borne disease

Dina Fonseca.

Dina M. Fonseca (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)
Professor
Research: Infectious diseases, mosquito control, and evolutionary ecology

Sarwar Hashmi.

Sarwar Hamsi (Ph.D., University of Maryland)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology
Research: Caenorhabditis elegans, KLF transcription factors role in lipid metabolism

Randy Gaugler.

Randy R. Gaugler (Ph.D., Wisconsin)
Distinguished Professor
Research: Invertebrate pathology, parasitology, biological control

Albrecht Koppenhöfer.

Albrecht Koppenhöfer (Ph.D., Univ. Giessen)
Extension Specialist in Entomology
Center for Turfgrass Science

Anne L. Nielsen.

Anne L. Nielsen (Ph.D., Rutgers)
Associate Extension Specialist in Entomology
Research: Fruit insect ecology and management

Cesar Rodriguez-Saona.

Cesar Rodriguez-Saona (Ph.D., University of California–Riverside)
Extension Specialist in Entomology
Research: Blueberry and cranberry insect ecology and management

Marc E. Slaff.

Marc E. Slaff (Ph.D., Rutgers)
Adjunct Professor
Research: Medical entomology and mosquito biology

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Alvaro Toledo (Ph.D., )
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology
Research: Ticks and tick-borne pathogens

Jeff K. Tomberlin.

Jeff K. Tomberlin (Ph.D., Texas A&M University)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology
Research: Forensic entomology with an interest in blowfly identification/distribution

Isik Unlu.

Isik Unlu (Ph.D., Louisiana State University)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology
Research: Mosquito biology

Changlu Wang.

Changlu Wang (Ph.D., West Virginia)
Associate Extension Specialist in Entomology
Research: Urban pest management

Jessica Ware.

Jessica Ware (Ph.D., Rutgers University)
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Research: Insect systematics and evolution

Jacob Wickham.

Jacob Wickham (Ph.D., SUNY-ESF)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology
Research: Chemical ecology, forest entomology, ecology and management of invasive species

Greg Williams.

Greg Williams (Ph.D., University of Delaware)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Entomology
Research: Integrated pest management of mosquitoes and other medically important pests; development of new technologies for the area wide suppression of the Asian tiger mosquito

Emeriti Faculty

Wayne J. Crans.

Wayne J. Crans (Ph.D., Rutgers)
Professor Emeritus
Research: Mosquito biology, medical and veterinary entomology, epidemiology of disease transmission

Gerald M. Ghidiu.

Gerald M. Ghidiu (Ph.D., Iowa State)
Professor Emeritus, Extension Specialist Emeritus in Entomology
Research: Vegetable pest insects

James H. Lashomb.

James H. Lashomb (Ph.D., Maryland)
Professor Emeritus, Extension Specialist Emeritus in Entomology
Research: Applied insect ecology, parasitic insect population dynamics, plant-herbivore interactions

Michael L. May.

Michael L. May (Ph.D., Florida)
Professor Emeritus
Research: Systematics and evolution of Odonata, behavioral and physiological ecology of insects