PI: Hojun Song

Assistant Professor
Curator, Stuart M. Fullerton Collection of Arthropods


Department of Biology
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32816-2368, USA
Phone: 407-823-0675
Fax: 407-823-5769
Email: song@ucf.edu

* For more information, see CV.
 

Education:
Ph.D. Entomology, The Ohio State University (2006)
M.S. Entomology, The Ohio State University (2002)
B.S. Entomology, Cornell University (2000)

Selected Grants and Honors:
2013-2018. NSF CAREER IOS Animal Behavior Cluster (PI: H. Song): CAREER: Evolution of Locust Swarms and Phenotypic Plasticity in Grasshoppers (IOS-1253493: $787,000)
2008-2012. NSF Systematic Biology and Biodiversity Inventories Grant (PI: H. Song, Co-PI: M.F. Whiting): Phylogenetic systematics of Orthoptera (Insecta): Evolution of male genitalia and study of nuclear mitochondrial pseudogenes (DEB-0816962: $400,000 + REU supplements: $25,500)
2002-2005. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ($21,500/yr)
2006. John Henry Comstock Graduate Student Award, Entomological Society of America

Professional Services:
Governing Board Member, Orthopterists’ Society (2009-present)
Vice President, Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Section (SysEB), Entomological Society of America (2013-2014)
Vice President-Elect, Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Section (SysEB), Entomological Society of America (2012-2013)
Editor-in-Chief, Insect Systematics and Evolution (2014-present)
Editorial Board, Insect Systematics and Evolution (2010-2013)
Editor, Metaleptea, a newsletter of the Orthopterists’ Society (2009-present)
Subject Editor (Orthoptera), Zootaxa (2007-present)
Taxonomic expert on Cyrtacanthacridinae, Orthoptera Species File Online (2004-present)