Colorado potato beetle
Applied Entomology Laboratory ~ Dr. Andrei Alyokhin

Abbreviated Curriculum Vita

1999 Ph.D. in Entomology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.
1994 B.S. in Education in Biology and Chemistry, Moscow Pedagogical State University, Moscow, Russia. Graduated Summa Cum Laude.
09/92-05/93 Exchange student at Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

PresentProfessor and Director, School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, Orono.
2013-14Professor and Graduate Coordinator, School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, Orono.
2007-13Associate Professor, School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, Orono.
2001-07Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Maine, Orono.
1999-2000Junior Entomologist, Department of Entomology, University of Hawaii, Manoa.
1999 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Kauai Agricultural Research Center, University of Hawaii, Kapaa.
1994-99 Research Assistant, Department of Entomology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


  • Friend of Extension Award (Aroostook County Extension Association, 2014)
  • Special Recognition for Outstanding Support and Contributions (U.S. National Park Service, 2012)
  • Faculty Outstanding Public Service Award (College of Natural Sciences, Food, and Agriculture, University of Maine, 2011)
  • Selected to present A. Randall Alford Memorial Lecture of the Friends of Dr. Edith Marion Patch, Inc.
  • Long-Term Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan (the Japan Society for Promotion of Science, 2009)
  • Sustainable Agriculture Award (University of Maine, 2005)
  • Harry A. Rosenfeld Award in Applied Entomology (University of Massachusetts, 1999)
  • Lotta M. Crabtree Graduate Fellowship in Agriculture (Crabtree Trusts, 1996 - 1999)
  • University Fellowship (University of Massachusetts, 1994-95)
  • Gardner BBB Research Award (Baylor University, 1993)
  • Frank G. Brooks Award for Excellence in Student Research (BBB, 1993)
  • Silver Medal for Excellent Academic Performance in Secondary School (Russian Ministry of Education, 1989)