Congratulations Fall 2020 Graduates

The Department of Entomology congratulates our students graduating during the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences commencement ceremonies held at Reed Arena during the week of December 9-18.

A total of 21 students from the department are will receive their diplomas along with thousands of other students within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences this fall. Seven of the Ph.D. students received their hoods during the doctoral hooding ceremony held on December 10 and degrees will be conferred to three M.S. and eleven B.S. students during the 2pm ceremony on the 18th.

“We could not be more proud of our undergraduate scholars completing their degrees in our FIVS and ENTO majors.  We know that they are headed into an exciting world and will bring their Aggie spirit and values with them as they add to our incredible alumni base,” said Dr. Phillip Kaufman, professor and head.  “We also offer our deepest congratulations to our M.S. and Ph.D. graduates.  These students demonstrated their resilience and excellence through sustained efforts to complete their research during this most challenging time.”

Kaufman added that student success was supported by hard work and dedication from everyone in the department.

“I also want to thank all of the students, staff, and faculty of the department who each contributed to these graduates’ experiences and success,” he said.


Marisa Nicole Guerrero Entomology
Isaac Eduardo Luna Entomology
Lyann W Chen Forensic & Investigative Sciences – Science Emphasis
Annie Mei Lin Lin Forensic and Investigative Sciences – Law Emphasis
Samuel Scriven Forensic and Investigative Sciences – Law Emphasis
Cameron R Kelly Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences and Entomology
Andrea Reyna Macias Psychology and Entomology
Danielle Celeste Merrell Horticulture and Entomology
Ashley M Ridlon Biomedical Sciences and Entomology
Christine Victoria Torres Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences and Entomology
Leah Danielle Voss Biomedical Sciences and Entomology/Psychology double degree


Graduates – Master of Science

Dayvion Reshaud Adams Entomology
Lauren Kate Crumley Entomology
Kyle Andrew Gilder Entomology


Graduates – Ph.D.

Bert Foquet Entomology
Cody Gale Entomology
Mark Allan Janowiecki Entomology
Mackenzie Kjeldgaard Entomology
Ashley Elizabeth Tessnow Entomology
Erfan Vafaie Entomology
Caixing Xiong Entomology


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