US Forest Service Research & Development
Contact Information
  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
You are here: Home / People / Profile


The sites listed below are external or third-party sites which the Forest Service has provided for reference only.


Brian Sullivan

Research Entomologist
2500 Shreveport Highway
United States

Phone: 318-473-7206
Contact Brian Sullivan

Current Research

● Southern Pine Beetle (SPB)

● Manipulation with Pheromones and Other Odors

● Understanding Variability in SPB (and Bark Beetle) Responses to Pheromones and Other Odors

● Chemical Ecology and Systematics of Bark Beetles of North and Central America

● Bark Beetle Pest Species New to Science

● Other Threats of Forest Trees of the Southern US

○ Baldcypress Leafroller

○ Sirex Noctilio

See more research details at my RWU page


  • University of Georgia, Ph.D. Entomology 1997
  • St. John’s College, B.A. Liberal Arts 1990

Professional Experience

  • Research Entomologist, USDA Forest Service
    2000 - Current
    My research addresses the biology, systematics, chemical ecology, and management of native and invasive forest pest insects of North America.
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia
    1997 - 2000

Featured Publications & Products


Research Highlights


Lure Developed for Killer of Louisiana Baldcypress

The land surface of southern Louisiana is sinking as an unintended consequence of humans channeling water flow. Persistent and deeper flooding o ...


Last updated on : 11/15/2016