Kacie Athey

Kacie Athey
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist
Address:
266 National Soybean Research Ctr, 1101 W. Peabody Dr., Urbana, IL 61801
Affiliated Content Areas
Faculty and Extension Specialist

Dr. Athey contributes to the understanding of non-chemical insect control within specialty crops systems. Her research combines field research with molecular gut content analysis to study practical insect control applications and arthropod food webs.

Education

  • PhD. Entomology, University of Kentucky, 2017
  • M.S. Entomology, University of Kentucky, 2010
  • B.S. Biology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2007

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Sept. 2020-present
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Washington State University, 2019-2020
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Kentucky, 2017-2018
  • Senior Laboratory Technician, University of Kentucky, 2010-2016