Professor of Entomology
Greg earned his Ph.D. in Entomology at the University of California at Davis in 1989 where he studied insect ecology and pest management, including research on biological control of spider mites on grapes. He came to the Department of Entomology at Cornell as an assistant professor in 1995, establishing a research and extension program at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY, with responsibilities for arthropod pests of grapes and small fruit crops. Over the intervening years Greg’s lab has worked on the biology, ecology and management of a number of impactful arthropod pests of grapes including spider mites, leafhoppers, grape berry moth, grape mealybug and vinegar flies among others. The overall goal of the research program is to develop sustainable tools for managing arthropod pests that are cost-effective and environmentally sound.