ESA Science Policy Fellows Class of 2016
- Dr. Jason R. Cryan, deputy director and chief of research and collections for the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Dr. Cryan's training is as a systematist.
- Dr. Michelle A. Duennes, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Duennes studies bumble bee nutritional ecology.
- Dr. Jennifer R. Gordon, an urban entomologist for SC Johnson and Sons, Inc, in Racine, WI. Dr. Gordon work focuses on insecticide resistance management.
- Dr. Joe Kaser, a postdoctoral associate at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. Dr. Kaser's research interests are with invasive species.
- Dr. Glen Scoles, a research entomologist with the USDA-ARS in Pullman, WA. Dr. Scoles works on diseases transmitted by ticks to livestock.In 2014, ESA formed a program to support and develop scientists as visible and effective advocates for entomology and entomological research.
Selected during the summer of 2016, highlights of service for this class include:
- 2016 ESA Annual Meeting training workshop
- (planned) May 2017 trip to Washington DC (with the SPF class of 2015)
- (planned) November 2017 trip to meet with federal agencies and NGOs
- (planned) May 2018 visit to Washington DC to meet with congressional offices
- (planned) October 2018 visit to Washington DC to meet with NGOs and federal agencies