Entomology

The Department of Entomology offers a wide range of courses and research opportunities in an undergraduate program and graduate program. The graduate program includes the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees and the Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management (MPPPM) degree, a professional non-thesis degree requiring broad graduate level coursework in IPM and an internship with an IPM-oriented organization.

The goal fo the UGA Tifton campus is to support and encourage students who are preparing for careers as scientists in federal, state or industrial laboratories or in academic institutions, by providing them with as broad of a background as possible in the many facets of insect biology. The programs at the UGA Tifton campus encompass all levels of biological organization from the molecular level to ecosystems. In addition to training in modern methodologies of classical entomology, the department has special emphasis areas in evolutionary biology, genomics, host pathogen relationships/vector biology, biotechnology and applied ecology and integrated pest management.


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Entomology


Research, Extension, Instruction Coordinator

Phillip Marion Roberts Extension Entomologist - Cotton


Tifton Personnel in the Department of Entomology

Ben Aigner Graduate Research Assistant - Doctoral Candidate
Md Abdullah Al Baki Graduate Research Assistant
Katherine Lynn Anderson Research Parapro/professional
Chuck Bargeron Senior Public Service Associate & Co-Director
Bilal Bush Application Programmer Spec
Mason Dean Program Coordinator II
Thomas Patrick Dunn Graduate Research Assistant
John David Griffin FRS Row Crop Specialist
Kent Hill Research Professional I
Sarah C T Hobby Research Professional I
Jacob Patrick Horton Temporary Technical / Parapro
Arash Kheirodin Postdoctoral Associate Ad
Tyner Kilgore Temporary Service / Maint
Denis Olgen Kiobia Graduate Research Assistant
Joseph LaForest Public Service Assistant
Canicius Joseph Mwitta Graduate Research Assistant
Jermaine Derrick Perier Graduate Research Assistant
Russell Hardy Price Agriculture/ Forestry Technica
Sarah Miranda Rezende Graduate Research Assistant
Phillip Marion Roberts Extension Entomologist - Cotton
April Skipper Research Professional I
Shekhar Thapa Graduate Research Assistant
Pedro FS Toledo Graduate Research Assistant
Shaohui Wu Postdoctoral Research Assoc