Christopher M. Ranger
Incoming P-IE Section Representative to the ESA Publications Council
For the past 10 years, Chris Ranger has worked as a Research Entomologist for the USDA-ARS at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio. He is also an adjunct assistant professor within the Department of Entomology at The Ohio State University. The main focus of his research program is to use principles of chemical ecology and plant-insect interactions to develop sustainable pest management practices for ambrosia beetles attacking tree crops. Chris has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, including articles in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America, Journal of Integrated Pest Management, Journal of Economic Entomology, and Environmental Entomology. Chris has served as an associate editor for the Plant-Insect Interactions section of Environmental Entomology since 2009. Chris also serves on the editorial board of Agricultural and Forest Entomology. Chris received his BS from The Ohio State University, MS from The Pennsylvania State University, and PhD from the University of Missouri-Columbia.