Lab members

Principal Investigator:   John O. Stireman III – Associate Professor

John.Stireman at wright.edu


Postdoctoral Associates

Isaac Winkler

PhD University of Maryland

isw971 at gmail.com

Interests: Phylogenetics and Evolution of Diptera (especially Agromyzidae, Empididae and, now, Tachinidae)


Graduate students


Zachary Burington - PhD student

M.S. Clemson University

keroplatus at gmail.com

Interests: Insect systematics, Trichoptera (Caddis flies), Keroplatidae (predaceous fungus gnats), and Tachinidae

Check out Zach’s blog, Trichopterology!


Karen Pedersen – Masters student

Thesis topic: Tritrophic determinants of host plant use in Ecuadorian Altinote species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

pedersen.6 at wright.edu


Jeff Howell – Masters student

Thesis topic- Host location and host-associated divergence in parasitoids of the gall midge Asteromyia carbonifera


Tiffany Brown – Masters student

Thesis topic: The role of parasitoids in the sympatric divergence of the goldenrod gall midge, Asteromyia carbonifera


Undergraduate Students


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Matt Duncan

Matt Duncan – undergraduate research assistant and macrophotography whiz (see Matt’s flickr page)

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Prosena siberita


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