Dr. Dale G. Bottrell, a professor of the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Department of Entomology since 1984, obtained his B.S. (1963) and Ph.D. (1968) degrees from Oklahoma State University. He served on the faculty of Texas A&M University (1967-75), the consultant staff of the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (1976-78), and the technical staff of the Consortium for International Crop Protection, University of California-Berkeley (1979-84).
From 1990 to 1993, through a cooperative agreement between UMD and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), he headed IRRI’s Entomology Division and coordinated its IPM research for irrigated rice in Asia. He received the UMD College of Life Sciences 2003 Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Course Development and the university’s 2004 Distinguished International Service Award.
(updated September, 2004)