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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Education

1975 - 1979
University of the Philippines at Los Banos, Philippines, major: Biology; minor: Zoology; B. S., 1980
1982 - 1984
University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, major: Applied Entomology; M.Sc., 1985
1987 - 1991
Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA; major: Entomology; Ph.D. 1991

Research Positions

1980 - 1982
Research Assistant, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Agriculture, Los Banos, Philippines
1982 - 1984
Cooperative Technical Trainee, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Rothamsted Experimental Station, Newcastle and Harpenden, England
1985 - 1986
Research Assistant, International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Philippines
1987 - 1991
Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
1991
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
1992 - 1995
Research Entomologist (Postdoctoral Research Assoc.), USDA, ARS, Weslaco, Texas
1995 - 2000
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, Weslaco, Texas
2000 - 2001
Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, Weslaco, Texas
2001 - present
Research Entomologist, USDA, ARS, CMAVE/FAMU-CBC, Tallahassee, Florida

Professional Societies

  • Entomological Society of America
  • Florida Entomological Society
  • Royal Entomological Society of London, past
  • Philippine Association of Entomologists, past
  • Association for Women in Science, past
  • International Organization for Biological Control (Nearctic Region), past
  • Rio Grande Valley Horticultural Society, past
  • American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, past
  • International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, past

Positions within Societies

  • Member, Education and Youth Committee, Entomological Society of America, 1996-1998
  • Section Director (Fruits) / Poster Session Chair, Rio Grande Valley Horticultural Society, 1998-2000
  • Judge, graduate student paper competition, Rocky Mountain Conference of Entomologists, 1999
  • Lead judge, Ph.D. paper competition committee, Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, 2002
  • Member, Finance Committee of the Florida Entomological Society, 2001-2004
  • Secretary, S-303 Regional Biological Control Projects, 2002
  • Chair, S-303 Regional Biological Control Projects, 2003
  • Member, SEB-ESA, Program Committee, 2008-2009
  • Member, SEB-ESA Nominating Committee, 2009-2010
  • Member-at-Large, SEB-ESA Executive Committee, 2010-2011
  • Moderator at student paper competition, SEB-ESA, 2011

Editorships

1993 - 1995
ARS Bemisia Today Newsletter
2001 - present
ARS/FAMU/APHIS Center for Biological Control Newsletter

Last Modified: 9/30/2011
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