Advisor: Scott Salom
Thesis TItle: Aestivation determination and the Effect of Imidacloprid on the Subterranean Life Cycle of Laricobius spp. (Coleoptera: Derodontidae), Biological Control Agents for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Research Interests: I am interested in the integration of biological and chemical control within forest ecosystems for the management of invasive species, specifically the hemlock woolly adelgid. I hope to investigate this relationship within the context of mitigation of the impacts of climate change and other sources of ecosystem decline.