Auburn University
Auburn University

Art Appel
Wayne Brewer
aWayne Clark
Ed Cupp
Mary Cupp
Henry Fadamiro
Kathy Flanders
qBarry Freeman

bulletDavid Held
Xing Ping Hu
Nannan Liu
Gary Mullen
Ron Smith
Ron Weeks
bulletMike Williams

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Arthur G. Appel - Professor & Chair
Ph.D. 1985,University of California, Riverside
Urban entomology, structural pests, insect physiology and behavior.
J. Wayne Brewer - Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1968, Purdue University
Forest Insect-Plant Interactions, Influence of plant nutrition on phytophagous insects, gall-forming insects.
wayne clark Wayne E. Clark - Professor
Ph.D 1975, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
Research in systematics of the weevils of the family Curculionidae (Coleoptera), especially the members of the tribe Anthonomini.

Eddie W. Cupp - Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1969, University of Illinois
Vector Biology. Research - Ecology and molecular biology of medically-important Diptera ("mosquitoes", "black flies"and "horn flies ).



Mary Cupp - Professor Emerita
Ph.D. Cornell University
Vector/parasite relationships; biochemistry and molecular biology of vector saliva.

Henry Fadamiro - Associate Professor
PhD. 1995, University of Oxford
Insect behavior and chemical ecology; Integrated pest management (IPM); Biological control




Kathy Flanders- Extension Entomologist
Associate Professor

Ph.D. 1989, Entomology; University of Minnesota
Design and implement research on integrated pest management of forage, grain crops, and stored products. Improve general level of knowledge about fire ant management.


Barry L. Freeman - Extension Entomologist
Associate Professor
M.S. 1976, Entomology, University of Georgia
Management of arthropod pests of cotton; forest and general entomology.


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David Held- Assistant Professor

Ph.D. 2003, Entomology; University of Kentucky

Research in plant-insect interactions, insect behavior, and ecotoxicology



Xing Ping Hu - Extension Entomologist
Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1998, University of Massachusetts
Urban and structural integrated pest management; insect biology, behavior and behavioral ecology with emphasis on termites.


Nannan Liu - Professor
Ph.D. 1995, Cornell University
Molecular biology, genetics, and toxicology relating to mechanisms of insecticide resistance; functional genomics of insect polyphenisms and development


Gary Richard Mullen - Professor
Ph.D.1974, Cornell University
Medical-veterinary entomology and acarology, arachnology, and aquatic insects.


Ronald H. Smith - Emeritus Professor
Ph.D. 1970, Auburn University
Management of arthropod pests of cotton and soybeans.



James R. Weeks - Extension Entomologist and Associate Professor-Retired

M.S. 1974, Entomology, Auburn University

Management of Arthropod Pests of Peanuts and General Entomology.



mike williams

Michael L. Williams - Professor
Ph.D. 1972, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Biosystematics of scale insects, with emphasis on the soft scale insects; scale insects of Central and South America.

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