Hollis Woodard is an assistant professor of entomology at UC Riverside and an expert in native bee ecology, evolution, and social behavior. Her research focuses on identifying the underlying mechanisms that allow bees to plastically respond to their environments, and ultimately persist on our rapidly changing planet.
Woodard is an expert on pollinator biology, with an emphasis on bumble bee behavior and physiology.
On Food Security
Woodard can speak on human food security and the role pollinators play in agricultural productivity and sustainability.
On Insect Behavior
Woodard is an expert on insect behavior, with an emphasis on social behavior, behavioral evolution, and pollination behavior.