Contact Us

Questions for our administration:

Steve Harris, Department Chair
Sandee Bodholdt, Budget and Finance Specialist
Donna Moore, Business Administrator
Dai Nguyen, Graduate Student Services Specialist

Questions about our graduate programs:

Matt O'Neal, Professor, Insect Ecology
Gary Munkvold, Professor, Chair, Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business

Questions about undergraduate opportunities:

Russ Jurenka, Professor, Insect Physiology and Biochemistry

Questions regarding grant financing:

Brenda Downs, Grants Finance Specialist

Questions regarding the Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic:

Information can be found on the PIDC website.

Questions about the Insect Zoo:

Ginny Mitchell, Program Specialist, Arthropod Management

Insect identification questions:

If you are an Iowa resident contact Extension Entomology at (515) 294-1101 or email (Iowa residents only). If you are not an Iowa resident contact your local extension office. Regrettably, we do not have the resources to answer questions from those outside of Iowa. Here are some options for finding insect-related information on the internet:

  • search our website (use the search box on this page)
  • search
  • search with a good search engine like Google

Questions for IT:

John VanDyk, Senior Systems Analyst
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Our mailing address:

Department of Plant Pathology, Entomology and Microbiology
1344 ATRB
2213 Pammel Drive
Ames, IA 50011

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