Year of Honorary Fellowship, 2016
Professor Phillip Mulder is Professor and Department Head of Entomology and Plant Pathology at Oklahoma State University (OSU). He received his B.S. in science education from Ferris State College, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Entomology from Iowa State University.
In 1985, Prof Mulder joined OSU as Area Extension Entomologist. In 1995, Phil transferred to the OSU campus and assumed state-wide extension responsibilities. In 2009, he became Department Head of Entomology and Plant Pathology at OSU. He is a former President of the Entomological Society and serves on their Board of Counsellors and the Development Committee for the Entomological Foundation.
Prof Mulder is internationally recognised for work on pecan weevil circle traps and screen traps for plum curculio in fruit trees. He has made more than 2,300 Extension and research presentations, and has authored or co-authored over 150 refereed publications, invited book chapters, proceedings, and extension publications.