Faculty Affiliates

Deborah K Letourneau
  • Title
    • Professor
  • Division Social Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Environmental Studies Department
  • Affiliations Latin American & Latino Studies, Research Center for the Americas
  • Phone
    831-459-2860 (email preferred)
  • Email
  • Fax
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • 423 Nat Sci 2
  • Office Hours Spring: TH 12:30-1:15, ES 108 students after class
  • Mail Stop Environmental Studies
  • Courses ENVS 108 - General Entomology; ENVS 129 - Integrated Pest Management; ENVS 190 - Capstone - Environmental Problem-Solving; ENVS 201N - Interdisciplinary Research Methods in Environmental Studies; ENVS 196 - Senior Seminars on redwoods, invasive plants, biological control; ENVS 230 - Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture

Research Interests

Insect-plant interactions, biological control, trophic cascades, tropical ecology, community ecology in forests and agroecosystems, redwood forest food webs, landscape complexity and ecosystem services for pest control

Biography, Education and Training

B.S. Zoology, University of Michigan
M.S. Biology, University of Michigan, Rackham School of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. Entomology, University of California, Berkeley

Teaching Interests

Sustainable agriculture and community ecology