Erin W Hodgson

Erin W Hodgson

  • Professor
  • Extension Entomologist
Erin Hodgson is originally from North Dakota and received her B.S. (Biology) and M.S. (Entomology) from North Dakota State University in Fargo. She got her Ph.D. (Entomology) in 2005 from the University of Minnesota in St. Paul where she worked on soybean aphid. Erin worked for three years at Utah State University before starting at Iowa State University in 2009. Currently, she is an extension entomologist and professor at ISU, with a specialty in field crop insects. Erin has a general background in integrated pest management, where she develops tactics to improve corn and soybean production in the Midwest. Her extension and research programs are focused on improving profitability, sustainability and environmental stewardship of agriculture. Erin enjoys communicating with social media (e.g., Twitter, videos, and podcasting) to reach stakeholders and share research-based management recommendations.


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2005 Adv Tch Res Bd
2213 Pammel Dr.
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  • B.S. Biology and B.S. Botany, North Dakota State University (1998)
  • M.S. Entomology, North Dakota State University (2001)
  • Ph.D. Entomology, University of Minnesota (2005)

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