Victor Izzo, Ph.D., is an insect ecologist, research associate and instructor in the Plant and Soil Science Department (PSS) at the University of Vermont. As a member of the Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG) and the Insect Agroecology Lab, Victor has worked with a diversity of farmers looking to sustainably manage insect pests in the region. His research focuses upon insect pest invasions (e.g. SWD, Colorado potato beetle, etc.) and developing best practices for minimizing the impact of rapidly evolving populations. You can find out more about Vic and his work at his faculty website and associated ARLG website.