Joe Elkinton

Joe Elkinton


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B. A. (Psychology) Haverford College 1971

Ph.D. (Entomology) University of California, Berkeley 1979

Postdoctoral Michigan State University 1978-80

 Professional Experience:

Professor in the Department of Environmental Conservation 2012-present

Director: Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program University of Massachusetts     1996-2001, 2006- 2009

Professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Science 2003- 2012, University of Massachusetts

Professor, Department of Entomology, 1992- 2003, University of Massachusetts

Associate Professor, Department of Entomology

University of Massachusetts  l986-1992

Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology 1980-1986, University of Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Entomology 1978-1980, Michigan State University

Professional Societies

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Entomological Society of America

Ecological Society of America

Sigma Xi


Excellence in Research Award, 2002. College of Food and Natural Resources

Co-recipient of George Mercer Award, 1998. Ecological Society of America

Sandoz award for Excellence in IPM, 1999. Eastern Branch, Entomological Society of America


Insects and pathogens of forests and shade trees 3 credits, alternate years 1981-present

Insect ecology.  4 credits, alternate years 1982-2008

Introductory ecology. (in Biology dept.) 3 credits, each spring 1996-present

Population and community ecology 4 credits 2012