Brynn Johnson

Brynn L. Johnson is a dedicated scholar currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida, with a minor in Geography. Originally from Jensen Beach, Florida, Brynn’s academic journey has been marked by a strong commitment to research and education.

Brynn’s passion for entomology and sustainable agriculture prompted her doctoral research on the management of Euxesta stigmatias, commonly known as the corn silk fly. Her previous academic achievements include a Master of Science degree in Entomology and Nematology, where she developed a method to rear honey bee ectoparasite, Varroa destructor, in an in vitro system. Prior to her master’s, Brynn earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a focus on Alzheimer’s dementia and mild cognitive impairment.

Throughout her academic career, Brynn has been actively involved in various research and educational endeavors. She has served as a researcher and teaching assistant at the University of Florida, contributing significantly to projects aimed at understanding insect behavior and improving agricultural practices. Brynn’s dedication to education extends beyond the university campus, as evidenced by her roles as an adjunct instructor and Master Instructor of Science at Indian River State College.