Brian Sullivan

Research Entomologist
2500 Shreveport Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
Phone: 318-473-7206

Current Research

● Southern Pine Beetle (SPB)

● Manipulation with Pheromones and Other Odors

● Understanding Variability in SPB (and Bark Beetle) Responses to Pheromones and Other Odors

● Chemical Ecology and Systematics of Bark Beetles of North and Central America

● Bark Beetle Pest Species New to Science

● Other Threats of Forest Trees of the Southern US

○ Baldcypress Leafroller

○ Sirex Noctilio

See more research details at my RWU page


Ph.D. in Entomology, 1997
University of Georgia
B.A. in Liberal Arts, 1990
St. John’s College

Professional Experience

Research Entomologist, USDA Forest Service

My research addresses the biology, systematics, chemical ecology, and management of native and invasive forest pest insects of North America.

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia

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