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Faculty Directory

Our main campus is located in Gainesville, Florida, however many of our faculty and students are located in UF/IFAS Research and Education Centers (REC) around the state. Below you will find all of our faculty. To see graduate students in Gainesville and statewide, as well as staff and post-doctoral fellows associated with our Gainesville campus, please visit the People tab at the top of the page.

To search for a REC faculty member by location, click here.

Administrators

Blair Siegfried
Professor and Department Chair
Insect Toxicology
(352) 273-3970
bsiegfried1@ufl.edu

Heather McAuslane 
Professor, Associate Chair, and Graduate Coordinator
Chemical Ecology
(352) 273-3923
hjmca@ufl.edu

Rebecca Baldwin 
Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator
Urban IPM and Outreach Director
(352) 273-3974
baldwinr@ufl.edu

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Faculty

Barry Alto
Assistant Professor
Medical Entomology, Arbovirology
(772) 778-7200 ext. 153
bwalto@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Brian Bahder
Assistant Professor
Insect Vector Ecology
(954) 577-6305
bbahder@ufl.edu
Ft. Lauderdale REC

Julien Beuzelin
Assistant Professor
Entomology
(561) 993-1559
Everglades REC
jbeuzelin@ufl.edu

Jeff Bloomquist
Professor
Insecticide Toxicology (Emerging Pathogens Institute)
(352) 273-9417
jbquist@epi.ufl.edu

Marc Branham
Associate Professor
Insect Systematics and Taxonomy
(352) 273-3915
marcbran@ufl.edu

Nathan Burkett-Cadena
Assistant Professor
Mosquito Ecology, Biology of Disease Hosts
(772) 778-7200 ext. 141
nburkettcadena@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Daniel Carillo
Assistant Professor
Management of Tropical and Invasive Pests
(786) 217-9245
dancar@ufl.edu
Homestead TREC

Ronald Cave
Professor
Biological Control
(772) 468-3922 ext. 145
rdcave@ufl.edu
Fort Pierce IRREC

Ronald Cherry
Professor
Pest Management on Sugarcane, Rice, and Turfgrass
(561) 993-1529
rcherry@ufl.edu
Belle Glade EREC

Roxanne Connelly
Professor
Medical Entomology
(772) 778-7200 ext. 172
crr@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Billy Crow
Professor
Landscape Nematology
(352) 273-3941
wtcr@ufl.edu

James Cuda
Professor
Biological Control
(352) 273-3921
jcuda@ufl.edu

Adam Dale
Assistant Professor
Turfgrass and Ornamental Entomology
(352) 273-3976
agdale@ufl.edu

Jonathan Day
Professor
Mosquito Surveillance and Epidemiology
(772) 778-7200 ext. 132
jfda@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Jaret Daniels 
Associate Professor
Lepidoptera Research, Insect Conservation
(352) 273-3916
jcdnls@ufl.edu

Johan Desaeger
Assistant Professor
Nematology
(352) 273-3938
dwd@ufl.edu
Balm GCREC

Donald Dickson
Professor
Plant Pathogens of Economic Crops
(352) 273-3938
dwd@ufl.edu

Peter DiGennaro
Assistant Professor
Molecular Nematology
(352) 273-3959
pdigennaro@ufl.edu

Larry Duncan
Professor
Nematology
(863) 956-8821
lwduncan@ufl.edu
Lake Alfred CREC

Jamie Ellis
Associate Professor
Honey Bee Extension and Research
(352) 273-3924
jdellis@ufl.edu

Joseph Funderburk
Professor
IPM on Field Crops
(850) 875-7100 ext. 146
jef@ufl.edu
Quincy NFREC

Robin Giblin-Davis
Co-Center Director and Professor
Nematology
(954) 577-6333
giblin@ufl.edu
Ft. Lauderdale REC

Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman 
Associate Extension Scientist
Integrated Pest Management, Olives
(352) 273-3950
gillett@ufl.edu

Zane J. Grabau
Assistant Professor
Nematology
(352) 273-3983
zgrabau@ufl.edu

Dan Hahn
Associate Professor
Insect Physiology
(352) 273-3968
dahahn@ufl.edu

Glenn Hall
Associate Professor
Native Bees - Diversity and Natural History
(352) 273-3962
hgh@ufl.edu

Amanda Hodges
DPM Director
Entomology and Nematology
(352) 273-3957
achodges@ufl.edu

Jiri Hulcr
Assistant Professor
Ambrosia Symbiotic Complex
(352) 273-0299
hulcr@ufl.edu

Phillip Kaufman
Associate Professor
Veterinary Entomology
(352) 273-3975
pkaufman@ufl.edu

William Kern
Associate Professor
Urban Entomology
(954) 577-6329
whk@ufl.edu
Ft. Lauderdale REC

Philip Koehler
Endowed Professor
Urban Entomology
(352) 392-2484
pgk@ufl.edu

Norm Leppla
Professor and IPM Coordinator
IPM, Biological Control
(352) 273-3951
ncleppla@ufl.edu

Oscar Liburd
Professor
Fruit and Vegetable IPM
(352) 273-3918
oeliburd@ufl.edu

Cynthia Lord
Associate Professor
Population Dynamics
(772) 778-7200 ext. 157
clord@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Philip Lounibos
Distinguished Professor
Mosquito Ecology and Behavior
(772) 778-7200 ext. 146
lounibos@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Andrea Lucky
Assistant Scientist
Insect Systematics
(352) 273-3952
alucky@ufl.edu

Catharine Mannion
Professor
Ornamental Pests/IPM
(786) 217-9241
cmannion@ufl.edu
Homestead TREC

Xavier Martini
Assistant Professor
Biology and Evolution
(863) 956-8853
xmartini@ufl.edu
Quincy NFREC

James Maruniak
Associate Professor
Insect Virus Biotechnology
(352) 273-3960
marun@ufl.edu

Tesfamariam Mengistu
Assistant Extension Scientist
Nematode Assay Lab
(352) 273-3936
tmekete@ufl.edu

Christine Miller
Assistant Professor
Behavior and Evolution
(352) 273-3917
cwmiller@ufl.edu

Joseph Noling
Professor
Nematology
(863) 956-8633
jnoling@ufl.edu
Lake Alfred CREC

Gregg Nuessly
Center Director and Professor
Biological Control, Vegetable Insect IPM
(561) 993-1559
gnuessly@ufl.edu
Everglades REC

Faith Oi
Associate Extension Scientist
Urban Entomology
(352) 273-3971
foi@ufl.edu

Lance Osborne
Professor
Biological Control; Vegetable Insect IPM
(407) 884-2034 ext. 163
lsosborn@ufl.edu
Apopka MREC

Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski
Associate Professor
Insect-Microbe Interactions, Vector Biology
(863) 956-8666
pelzstelinski@ufl.edu
Lake Alfred CREC

Roberto Pereira
Research Scientist
Urban Entomology
(352) 273-2485
rpereira@ufl.edu


Jawwad Qureshi
Assistant Professor
Entomology and Nematology
(772) 577-7339
jawwadq@ufl.edu
Fort Pierce IRREC

Justin Renkema
Assistant Professor
Small Fruit Entomology
(813) 633-4117
justin.renkema@ufl.edu
Balm GCREC

Jorge Rey
Acting Center Directory and Professor
Wetlands Ecology
(772) 778-7200 ext. 136
jrey@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Michael Rogers
Center Director and Associate Professor
IPM, Citrus Insects
(863) 956-8801
mrgrs@ufl.edu
Lake Alfred CREC

Rudolf Scheffrahn
Professor
Biology and Control of Termites
(954) 577-6312
rhsc@ufl.edu
Ft. Lauderdale REC

Dakshina Seal
Research Scientist
IPM, Insect Pests of Vegetable Crops
(786) 217-9269
dseal3@ufl.edu
Homestead TREC

Chelsea Smartt
Associate Professor
Molecular Entomology, Medical Entomology
(772) 778-7200 ext. 156
ctsmart@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Hugh Smith
Assistant Professor
IPM of Vegetable Crops
(813) 633-4124
hughasmith@ufl.edu
Balm GCREC

Philip Stansly
Professor
Integrated Pest Management, Citrus and Vegetable Pests
(239) 658-3427
pstansly@ufl.edu
Immokalee SWFREC

Lukasz Stelinski
Associate Professor
IPM, Applied Chemical Ecology, Insect Behavior
(863) 956-8851
stelinski@ufl.edu
Lake Alfred CREC

Nan-Yao Su
Distinguished Professor
Biology and Control of Termites, Structural and Household Pests
(954) 577-6339, nysu@ufl.edu
Ft. Lauderdale REC

Walter Tabachnick
Professor
Medical Entomology
(772) 778-7200 ext. 124
wjt@ufl.edu
Vero Beach FMEL

Lisa Taylor
Assistant Research Scientist
Behavioral Ecology
(352) 273-3937
lisa.taylor@ufl.edu

Susan Webb
Associate Professor
Vectors of Plant Pathogens
(352) 273-3939
sewe@ufl.edu

Emma Weeks
Assistant Research Scientist
Medical and Veterinary Entomology
(352) 273-3954
eniweeks@ufl.edu

Jennifer Weeks
Lecturer
Ecology
(352) 273-3955
jenweeks1@ufl.edu

 

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