People


Museum Staff

Please send all loan, data, and visitor inquiries to Peter Oboyski

Peter Oboyski, Assistant Director / Collections Manager
essig.museum[at]gmail.com, 510-643-0804

Rosemary Gillespie, Interim Director
gillespie[at]berkeley.edu, 510-642-3445

Jerry Powell, Director Emeritus
powellj[at]berkeley.edu, 510-643-0804

Roberta Brett, Museum Scientist – Curation
roberta.brett[at]berkeley.edu

Casey Hubble, Museum Scientist – Curation
cwhubble[at]berkeley.edu, 510-643-0804

Deanna Jackson, Museum Scientist – Outreach
oxyjack[at]berkeley.edu, 510-643-0804

Natalie Graham, Graduate Student Curator

Allan Cabrero, Graduate Student Curator

Andre Szejner Sigal, Graduate Student Curator

 


Faculty Affiliates

 


Research Affiliates

Elizabeth Arias, Chilean Arthropod Diversity

Cheryl Barr, Aquatic Coleoptera

Paul DaSilva, California insects

Curtis Ewing, Coleoptera, Insect-plant interactions, Forest Entomology

Maxim Klepikov, Microlepidoptera, European Lepidoptera

Matthew Medeiros, Lepidoptera Systematics and Taxonomy

Gordon Nishida, Orthoptera, Biodiversity Informatics

Dan Oppenheimer, Molecular Ecology of Pathogens

Jaime Pawelek, Bee (Apoidea) taxonomy and ecology

Carolina E. Reisenman, Insect Neuroscience and Behavior, insect-plant interactions, vector biology

Paul Rude, Diptera

William Shepard, Aquatic Insects

Kathy Schick, Biology and systematics of gall wasps (Cynipidae)

Alan Smith-Pardo, Bee (Apoidea) biology and taxonomy

Bob Zuparko, Taxonomy of parasitic Hymenoptera, especially the Encyrtidae (Chalcidoidea)


Volunteers

Current Interns, Volunteers, and URAPs

How to get involved

Aaron Luu
Amy Liu
Cameron Deptula
Edward Ramirez
Frey Guo
Grant Kirchhoff
Griffin McGuire
Kaylee Holland
Isabella Niewiadomski
Ivan Kristanto
Jos Burns
Nicole Chang
Rika Sato-Baran
Sabrina Garcia
Shiran Hershovich
Taylor Yutan
Roxane Rogers Buetens
Valle Rogers
Wilson Sherman
Yao Huang
Yujing Wu

Past Interns, Volunteers, and URAPs

Chris Amy
Liam Bucsko
Beatrice Bui
Kristy Cappelli
Melissa Chao
Kevin Chung
Kira Collins
Timothy Corpuz
Maia Danks
Anne Dettinger
Ethan Grossman
Bailey Harrison
Ashley Kim
Eunice Kim
Minji Kim
Kaitlyn Kraybill-Voth
Alexandra Langer
Marlee Little
Ziqi (Angela) Liu
Melissa Orozco
Carla Ramirez
Chanel Patel
Deisy Ramos
Julian Rasco
Ali Setayesh
Karla Trejo
Winston Vo
Brandt Weary
Janelle Williams
Zheyuan (Jenny) Xu
Helen Yang
Jackie Ho
Tinsley Zhu


Profiles

University of California students trained at the Essig Museum have become leaders in the field of entomology at museums and universities throughout the world, and the list reads like a Who’s Who in Entomology: Peter Ashlock, Richard Bohart, Donald Bright Jr., John Brown, Donald Burdick, John Burns, John Chemsak, John Doyen, Deane Furman, Wayne Gagne, Rosser Garrison, J. Linsley Gressit, Charles Griswold, James Haddock, Kenneth Hagen, Jon Herring, Yu-Feng Hsu, Paul Hurd, Daniel Janzen, Clarence Johnson, Robert Lane, John Lattin, John Lawrence, James Liebherr, E. Gorton Linsley, Evert Lindquist, Don MacNeill, Ronald McGinley, Charles Michener, Charles & Lois O’Brien, Paul Opler, Jerry Powell, Frank Radovsky, Arthur Raske, David Rentz, Fred Rindge, Edward Ross, Jerome Rozen, Constantine Slobodchikoff, Ray Smith, John Sorensen, Wallace Steffan, Catherine Tauber, Robbin Thorp, William Turner, Robert Usinger, Natalia Vandenberg, Robert van den Bosch, David Voegtlin, David Wagner, Marius Wasbauer, Robert Wharton, James Whitfield, Elwood Zimmerman.

John A. Chemsak (1932-2007)

Edward O. Essig (1884-1964)

Jerry A. Powell

Evert Schlinger