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Andow, David Alan

Professor and Department Head Applied Ecology
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Ecologist David Andow began his role leading the Department of Applied Ecology in August 2023. He served previously as a Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Minnesota for 38 years. His research has focused on insect population and community ecology, ecological risk assessment of invasive species and genetically engineered organisms, insect resistance management and science policy. He graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Biology from Brown University and a PhD in Ecology from Cornell University before completing a post-doc at the National Institute of Agro-environmental Sciences in Japan. He has had long-standing cooperative research with Embrapa in Brazil, where he was for three years before coming to NCSU. In addition, he has worked with colleagues in Costa Rica, Mexico, Canada, Chile, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Italy, Greece, UK, France, Germany, Serbia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, China, South Korea, and Australia.

Ecology | Statistics | Agroecology | Entomology | Integrated Pest Management
Country(s) of experience:
Australia | Brazil | Canada | China-Peoples Rep | Costa Rica | Denmark | Ethiopia | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | India | Italy | Japan | Kenya | Korea, South | Malaysia | Mexico | Netherlands | Nicaragua | Philippines | Saudi Arabia | Slovakia | South Africa | Spain | Swaziland | Switzerland | Thailand | UK | United Kingdom | Vatican City | Vietnam
Type(s) of International Experience:
Researcher in an international project | Instructor at an academic institution overseas | Speaker at an international conference | Visiting faculty | International consultant | Advisor for international students | Host for international post-doc