About Us

Faculty

Marla Spivak
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MacArthur Fellow
Distinguished McKnight Professor
Extension Entomologist
Daniel Cariveau
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Assistant Professor

Researchers and Extension

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Assistant Extension Professor
Christina Herron-Sweet among wildflowers.
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Research Scientist
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Research Scientist & Bee Taxonomist

Gary Reuter
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Scientist, a.k.a. Gary-of-all-trades
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Research Scientist

Current Post-Docs

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Post-doctoral Researcher

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Post-Doctoral researcher - Mentor: Dr Declan Schroeder

Current Graduate Students

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PhD Student

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PhD Student

morgan carr-markell
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PhD Student
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Master Student
Ian Lane
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PhD Candidate
katie lee
PhD Student
james wolfin
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MSc Student

Current Technicians

Emma Dombrow holding a honey bee frame. Emma is wearing a full beekeepers suit.
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Research Technician

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Honey Bee Colony Manager

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Beekeeping Technician

Jillian Neece kneeling among vegetation.
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Undergraduate Research Technician

Former Students

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Alan Ritchie
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Alumni
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