Amy began her career in entomology as an undergraduate at Rutgers University where she obtained a degree in biology. To further her education she went on to receive a M.S. in entomology from Kansas State University. In 2016 she joined the Ag Insects team as a Research Associate with Kelley Tilmon. Amy's main research interests revolve around applied integrated pest management strategies in field crops, specifically trapping/monitoring and pesticide efficacy. Currently, Amy organizes a trapping and monitoring network for Western bean cutworm throughout the state of Ohio. In addition, she is interested in learning more about monitoring stink bugs in soybean in Ohio. Other responsibilities include: evaluating pesticide efficacy in field trials, developing extension materials, supervising research staff, and maintaining the lab website.