PhD Student, Forest Entomology
Advisor: Dr. Scott Salom
Dissertation Title: Impact of predation by Laricobius nigrinus (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) and Leucopis spp. (Diptera: Chamaemyiidae) on Adelges tsugae (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) and Tsuga canadensis (Pinales: Pinaceae) tree health
Research Interests: My interests are mainly focused on forest health, forest entomology, and biological control, particularly on invasive species such as the hemlock woolly adelgid. I am also interested teaching, extension, and outreach.