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ESA ECP Career Track Webinar: Government and Military
Careers in entomology are just as diverse as the insects and arthropods we study! For the next installment of the ECP webinar series highlighting the diverse careers in entomology, we are focusing on careers in government and the military. Come meet our panelists and learn more about what they do, the job interview and hiring process, tips on how to be successful in a government career, and more!

**Closed captioning will be available.

Sep 14, 2022 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Dave Denlinger
Health Agency Entomologist @DoD
Dr. Denlinger serves as the DoD's Defense Health Agency entomologist. He has broad interests in medical entomology, parasitology, and infectious diseases. You can find him out hiking and looking for bugs, camping in a national park, exploring a brewery or antique store in DC, or playing a round of golf.
Dr. Kelsey Graham
Research Entomologist @USDA ARS Pollinating Insects Research Unit
Dr. Kelsey Graham is a Research Entomologist at the USDA ARS Pollinating Insects Research Unit in Logan, UT and an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor at Utah State University. Her research focuses on integrated pest and pollinator management, largely focusing on alfalfa seed production and pollination of small fruit crops, but her previous work encompasses topics such as behavior and distribution of the invasive European wool-carder bee (Anthidium manicatum) and improving pollination and pest management on highbush blueberry farms, as well as measuring wild bee community trends across time and landscapes.
Dr. Will Janousek
Biologist @U.S. Geological Survey
Dr. Will Janousek is a biologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. Will began his research career studying forest bird community dynamics in relation to fire and bark beetle (Dendroctonus sp.) outbreaks in western forest as well as the interactions between mosquito vectors (Culex sp.) and avian host in the West Nile virus system. Currently, Will works in close collaboration with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and has been building a continental-scale occupancy model to assess range-wide status and trends of the Western bumble bee (Bombus occidentalis), a species under review for Endangered Species status.
Dr. Hillary Peterson
IPM Entomologist @Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Dr. Hillary Peterson is the IPM Entomologist with the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. In this role, she is responsible for the reduction of pesticide use in the state of Maine through supporting IPM across the state in many settings and diverse stakeholders. These include K-12 schools, cooperating with the University of Maine, growers, and translating the latest research and useful information about pests and management practices to the general public.