Department of Entomology
PhD, Larry Gut
Rob earned a BS (2002) in Environmental and Forest Biology - Entomology from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF), a MS (2008) in Entomology from Washington State University, and he is currently working on his PhD in Entomology at Michigan State University. Rob’s Masters and Doctoral research is in tree fruit pest management.
Rob worked as a research technician in several entomology labs at SUNY-ESF and Cornell University from 2002-2004, and was the assistant curator of entomology at the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia from 2008-2012. Rob was the Hawaii State Entomologist/Biocontrol Section Chief/Plant Pest Control Branch Manager from 2012-2017 before being accepted into the PhD program at MSU. Rob has also worked as an independent contract entomologist/identifier, and in special project administration.