Pullman Office

adam website pic update 2Adam Williams, Administrative Manager
Office: FSHN 166    Phone: (509) 335-5425



001Jane Lawford, Fiscal Specialist II
Office: FSHN 166 Phone: (509) 335-8089


Lohrey-BirchDoris Lohrey-Birch, Academic Program Coordinator
Office: FSHN 166   Phone: (509) 335-5422
Andrew Jackson Birch Memorial Scholarship




Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Education Program

WSU Pullman, FSHN 358, PO Box 646382, Pullman, WA 99164-6382

Janet Peterson, Office Assistant
509- 335- 2830,

Kristi Boone, Events Coordinator
509- 335- 2952

Wendy Sue Wheeler, Extension Coordinator

WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center, 2606 W. Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98371-4998

Carrie R. Foss, Urban IPM Director        253-445-4577         more

Becky Maguire, Extension Coordinator 253-445-4595     more


Research Associates

IMG_8475Saumik Basu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab FSHN 358A

Education: Ph.D. Molecular Virology, Jawaharlal Nehru University; M.S. Biotechnology, Visva Bharati University;  B.S. Human Physiology, Surendranath College and University of Calcutta

Interest: Molecular and biochemical and physiological aspects of plant-insect virus interactions


Carmen 004Carmen Blubaugh, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Snyder Lab FSHN 258

Education: Ph.D. Entomology Purdue University

Interest: Examining Interrelations among soil quality, plants’ ability to defend themselves against herbivore attack, and biological control.


Matt Brousil

Matthew Brousil, Research Associate FSHN 358A

Education: M.S. Forestry California Polytechnic State University, B.S. Ecological Agriculture The Evergreen State College

Interest: Agroecology, Temperate Forest Ecology, Pacific Anthropology and Archaeology.


RObert ClarkRobert Clark, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab FSHN 358A

Education: Ph.D. Biology, Wesleyan University; M.S. Biology, Central Connecticut State University; B.S. Ecological and Evolutionary Biochemistry, Central Connecticut State University

Interest: Insect Food Web Interactions and the consequences for ecological communities


amanda-edworthyAmanda Edworthy, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Snyder Lab FSHN 270

Education: Ph.D. Ecology, Evolution, and Genetics Australian National University, M.S. Forest Sciences Univeristy of British Columbia, B.S. Environmental Science Trinity Western University



Daisy (Zhen) Fu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Snyder Lab FSHN 264

Education: Clemson University School of Agriculture

Interest: Inter- and intraspective relationship of entomopathogenic nematode. Plant defense induced by herbivorous insects.




Mark Lavine, Research Associate, Lavine Lab FSHN 263

Education: Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, M.S. University of California, B.S. Northern Arizona University

Interest: Identification of mechanisms of insecticide resistance in pest insect populations.



Nicholas Naeger Photograph

Nicholas Naeger, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Sheppard Lab FSHN 358D

Education: PhD University of Illinois

Interest: Honey Bee Health


Robert Schaffer

Robert Schaffer, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab FSHN 358A

Education: Ph.D. Dartmouth College, B.S. University of Pittsburg

Interest: Cross-kingdom interactions involving plants, polinators, and microbes in natural and agricultural systems



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