Stephanie A. Dole, Ph.D. has been educating the public about insects since 1997. Her extensive experience as a scientist, educator, and researcher include:

  • Photo by In Her Image PhotographyBachelors Degree in Entomology from University of California, Davis

  • Ph.D. in Entomology from Michigan State University

  • Teaching at Texas A&M University (General and Aquatic Entomology Laboratories), University of San Francisco (Biology of Insects), and CuriOdyssey museum (Pre-K Science Together classes).

  • Presenting on insects to the public at University of California Davis, Texas A&M University, Michigan State University’s Bug House, Michigan and California public schools, Filoli Gardens, CuriOdyssey museum, Bee Keepers Guild of San Mateo County, and California Academy of Sciences.

  • National Science Foundation funded Ph.D. dissertation research on the diversity of tropical bark beetles, which included the description of 5 previously unknown beetle species, and one new genus.

  • Publication of 9 scientific research articles in journals such as Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution and the Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 

  • Extensive field experience collecting and studying insects in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Guyana, Thailand, the Sonoran Desert, the Sierra Nevada, and throughout California. 

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