The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is proud to announce its selection of nine new Fellows and one new Honorary Member. Selection as an ESA Fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions in research, teaching, extension, or administration. Honorary Membership acknowledges scientists who have have participated actively in ESA affairs and served the field of entomology with distinction. The honorees will be recognized during the ESA Annual Meeting, which will be held from December 9 to 12, 2007, in San Diego, California (http://www.entsoc.org/annual_meeting/current_meeting/index.htm).
Brief biographies of the new honorees are listed below. Full biographies and photos are available at http://www.entsoc.org/resources/press_releases/2007_hm_fellows.htm.
2007 Honorary Member
Dr. Michael E. Irwin is currently Schlinger Research Emeritus Professor of Arthropod Biodiversity at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, visiting professor at the University of Arizona, and is a research associate with the Illinois Natural History Survey, the California Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and the California State Collection of Arthropods. He has undertaken 47 international consultancies, received numerous international and national competitive grants, and authored 200+ publications.
Dr. C. Wayne Berisford is recognized for his research and teaching in forest entomology at the University of Georgia, where he has served for the past 40 years. He has published over 200 journal articles and several book chapters, and he has received several awards, including the A.D. Hopkins Award for Distinguished Service to Forest Entomology, the U.S. Forest Service 75th Anniversary Award for contributions to conservation, and t
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