The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands
Ian Pearse is a research ecologist at the Fort Collins Science Center. Ian received a Ph.D. in Entomology from U.C. Davis in 2011. He has conducted research on plant-insect interactions and community ecology, focusing on ways to predict new interactions between introduced species such as plants and herbivorous insects. As part of the invasive species branch, Ian is applying that work to anticipate the impacts of destructive plant and insect invasions.