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Ecotoxicology Program John Stark CV

John D. Stark


  • B.S. Forest Biology, 1978, Syracuse University
  • B.S. Biology, 1978, S.U.N.Y. Environmental Science and Forestry School, Syracuse, New York
  • M.S. Entomology, 1981, Louisiana State University
  • Ph.D. Entomology/Pesticide Toxicology, 1987, University of Hawaii


  • Toxicologist in Public Service, Pesticide Advisory Board for the Washington State Department of Agriculture. 2009-2013.
  • Member Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel, 2008 – present
  • President of the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America, 2005-2006
  • Invited Expert. Society of Toxicology Workshop. Probabilistic Risk Assessment: bridging components along the exposure-dose-response continuum. July 25-27, 2005. Washington, D.C.
  • FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel on Plant Incorporated Protectants (Viral Coat Proteins) in genetically engineered plants. 2004-present.
  • Governing Board Member, Entomological Society of America 2002-2004.
  • Member of the Washington State Pesticide Task Force 2000-2003
  • Assistant Director of the State of Washington Water Research Center. July 2001-2003.
  • Member of the Washington State – Regulatory Work Group (RWG) Committee on Freshwater Sediment Toxicity Assessment 1998-2000

Teaching Activities

  • Entom. 558; CropS. 558; ES/RP 558, P/T 558: Pesticide Topics (Fall Semester of Odd Years)