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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Dr. William "Bill" Kern

Africanized Honey Bees and Urban Pest Management

Dr. Bill Kern is an Associate Professor in the Department of Entomology & Nematology at the Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center of the University of Florida.  He served as an Assistant Extension Scientist (Central Florida Wildlife Extension Specialist) with the Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida from 1993 until 2000.  He served as an Assistant Professor (2000-2007), and Associate Professor (2007- present) in the Department of Entomology & Nematology at the Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center. His areas of expertise are Urban Entomology, Africanized Honey Bee Management, Vertebrate Pest Management, Nuisance Wildlife Management, and Medical / Veterinary Entomology.

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Associate Professor

3205 College Avenue
Davie West
Davie, FL 33314
Phone: 954-577-6329

whk@ufl.edu 

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  • Education
    • Ph.D.  Entomology and Zoology University of Florida  1993
    • M.A.  Life Science, Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN.  1984
    • B.S.  Life Science and Chemistry, Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN.   1979