Patrick (P.J.) Liesch

Assistant Faculty Associate
Extension Entomologist
Department of Entomology

1630 Linden Drive
240 Russell Labs
Madison, WI 53706
Twitter: @WiBugGuy


Patrick (PJ) Liesch is the director of the UW-Madison Insect Diagnostic Lab.  He holds degrees in biological sciences (B.S., UW-Parkside) and entomology (M.S., UW-Madison).  PJ is also involved with the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program and the First Detector Network.  In addition, he is an instructor in the Wisconsin Pesticide Applicator Training and UW Farm and Industry Short Course programs.  PJ is also a regular guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller Show.

PJ regularly speaks at a number of workshops, field days, expos and other events.  To see where PJ will be speaking next, or to see if he might be available to speak at your event, visit the events page.

Department of Entomology