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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Research, Extension, Instruction Coordinator

Phillip Marion Roberts Extension Entomologist - Cotton

Tifton Personnel in the Department of Entomology

Rajendra Acharya Postdoctoral Associate Ad
Tearston J Adams Administrative Associate, Tifton
Md Abdullah Al Baki Graduate Research Assistant
Ashley Micaela Allgary Temporary Technical / Parapro
Katherine Lynn Anderson Research Parapro/professional
Bilal Bush Application Programmer Spec
Mason Dean Program Coordinator II
Thomas Patrick Dunn Graduate Research Assistant
Sarah C T Hobby Research Professional I
Denis Olgen Kiobia Graduate Research Assistant
Joseph LaForest Public Service Associate
Michaela Rose Lubbers Research Parapro/professional
Canicius Joseph Mwitta Graduate Research Assistant
Jermaine Derrick Perier Post Doctoral Associate
Cade Jace Potts Temporary Service / Maint
Mohammad Anwar Qarizada Agriculture/ Forestry Technica
Sarah Miranda Rezende Graduate Research Assistant
Phillip Marion Roberts Extension Entomologist - Cotton
Jeret Tyler Royston Graduate Research Assistant
Shekhar Thapa Graduate Research Assistant
Michael D Toews Assistant Dean, Tifton Campus, Professor
Pedro FS Toledo Graduate Research Assistant
Shivakumar Veerlapati Graduate Research Assistant