Deborah K Letourneau

DivisionSocial Sciences Division
DepartmentEnvironmental Studies Department
AffiliationsLatin American & Latino Studies,
Research Center for the Americas
Phone831-459-2860 (email preferred)
Web Site Environmental Interactions Lab
Office423 Nat Sci 2
Office HoursSpring: TH 12:30-1:15, ES 108 students after class
Campus Mail StopEnvironmental Studies
Deborah K Letourneau

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

Courses Taught

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