McGuire Center curator among 2015
Entomological Society of America honorees

August 31, 2015
Paul Bernard
photographer: Mary Warrick

Jacqueline Y. Miller, curator of Lepidoptera at the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, has been elected an Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America.

Honorary Membership acknowledges those who have served ESA for at least 20 years through significant involvement in the affairs of the Society that has reached an extraordinary level. Candidates for this honor are selected by the ESA Governing Board and then voted on by the ESA membership.

Miller, who is also an adjunct professor in both the departments of entomology and nematology and biology at UF, has been a member of ESA since 1992. She received a Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Florida and has been associated with the Florida Museum of Natural History since 1981. She is presently serving on the Local Arrangements Committee for the 2016 International Congress of Entomology and on the Presidential Committee on Section Leadership.

Along with the other Honorary Members listed below, Miller will be recognized during the awards ceremony at Entomology 2015, ESA's annual meeting, in Minneapolis this November.

  • Wayne A. Gardner, University of Georgia
  • Michael E. Gray, University of Illinois
  • Marlin E. Rice, Iowa State University
  • John Trumble, University of California at Riverside

The Entomological Society of America is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines. Founded in 1889, ESA today has nearly 7,000 members affiliated with educational institutions, health agencies, private industry, and government. For more information, please visit

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