Numerous entomologists of the past are dubbed “fathers” of particular subfields, but where are all the “mothers” in our insect science textbooks? It’s time to address this historical bias with a look at several founding women in entomology—and a conversation about how we choose to honor leaders in our field.
Four women currently serve in the Entomological Society of America's president, vice president, vice president-elect, and immediate past president roles—a first in the Society's history. In a Q&A, learn more about these leaders and their perspectives on the entomology profession, their advice for career success, their favorite insects, and much more.
February is Black History Month. To mark the occasion, enjoy the 2020 and 2021 ESA Founders' Memorial Award Lectures, which showcased the careers and accomplishments of two pioneering Black entomologists.
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The in-person portion of Entomology 2021 wrapped up two weeks ago, while virtual content remains available through January. Have a look at highlights from the event, featuring photos from Denver, social media reactions, and more.