PI: Hojun Song

Associate Professor

Department of Entomology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) Doctoral Program
Texas A&M University
Biological Control Facility, Room 118-119
College Station, TX 77843-2475
Office: 979-845-2481
Lab: 979-845-2487
Email: hsong@tamu.edu

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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:
2017-2019. NSF Biodiversity: Discovery & Analysis (PI: D. Otte, Co-PI: H. Song): SG: Collaborative Research: Evolution and Speciation in Afromontane and Alpine Grasshoppers in Southern Africa (DEB-1655097: $149,501 [TAMU portion: $59,070])
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)
President, Systematics, Evolution, and Biodiversity Section (SysEB), Entomological Society of America (2014-2015)
Editor-in-Chief, Insect Systematics and Evolution (2014-present)
Editor, Metaleptea, a newsletter of the Orthopterists’ Society (2009-present)
Subject Editor (Orthoptera), Zootaxa (2007-present)