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

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