The Nottingham Entomology Lab
The College of Agricultural, Human, & Natural Resource Sciences, Department of Entomology, and the Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center are pleased to welcome Dr. Louie Nottingham as an Assistant Professor of Entomology of Horticultural Crops based at Mount Vernon.
Dr. Nottingham joined the faculty at NWREC in October 2022.
Dr. Nottingham is a native of Virginia. He received his Ph.D. working on Vegetable IPM at Virginia Tech, and conducted post-doctoral research on pear IPM at WSU’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center (TFREC) in Wenatchee. He comes to NWREC from TFREC, where he has headed the Nottingham Lab as a research assistant professor since 2019.
Dr. Nottingham’s program will emphasize the development of ecologically and quantitatively based integrated pest management (IPM) through applied research and education for regional crops of significance in Northwestern Washington. He will also provide undergraduate instruction in ecological IPM as part of the Agriculture and Food Systems (AFS) Organic and Sustainable Agriculture major at WSU-Everett, contribute to broader development of the major at WSU Everett, foster connections between WSU-Everett students and NWREC, and provide instruction and advising to graduate students at NWREC.