Casey Hoy holds both B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in entomology from Cornell University. He joined The Ohio State University as an assistant professor upon completion of his graduate work in 1987, and was promoted to associate professor in 1993 and professor in 1998. The former associate chairman of the Department of Entomology, he has held the Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management and provided leadership to the Agroecosystems Management Program of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) since 2006. Professor Hoy’s past research has included systems analysis and its application to integrated pest management and applied ecology. His current work provides interdisciplinary leadership toward advancements in agroecosystem health and sustainable communities. He teaches graduate level courses that include systems analysis, quantitative methods in environmental research, landscape ecology, and interdisciplinary teamwork. Professor Hoy has received the OARDC Multidisciplinary Team Research Award, OARDC Distinguished Faculty Research Award, and the Award for Excellence in Integrated Pest Management presented by the Entomological Society of America. He has served on many federal grant review panels, the Ohio Food Policy Advisory Council, several boards of trustees, and the executive committee for the Kellogg endowed Inter-institutional Network for Food and Agricultural Sustainability.