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Dr. Kelly Kulhanek

Assistant Professor, Washington State University

Kelly has a B.S in Molecular Environmental Biology from UC Berkeley. She completed her Ph.D. in Entomology in Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp’s Bee Lab at the University of Maryland. During her Ph.D. she worked with the Bee Informed Partnership to study beekeeping management practices, colony health and survival.

She joined the WSU Bee Program in the Hopkins Labas a postdoctoral researcher in 2020 and recently began a new role as Assistant Professor. She plans to build a program based on regular communication with Washington stakeholders, and to address needs such as locally specific best practices for bee management and crop pollination, and extension programs that will put the latest research into the hands of stakeholders.

Honey Bee Management Research

Asian Giant Hornet and Indoor Wintering Research with Dr. Kelly Kulhanek (S5, E01)

June 20, 2022

Dr. Kelly Kulhanek recently moved to Pullman, WA., where she has started her work there on assisting with the Asian Giant Hornet research. In addition to this she is working with the research on indoor wintering of honey bee…

Education Honey Bee Management

BIP Sentinel Apiary Program with Kelly Kulhanek (S2, E22)

March 27, 2020

This week we meet with Kelly Kulhanek, a BIP Sentinel Apiary Scientist. Since gearing up in 2015, this program monitors colonies in 30 states with over 100 beekeepers. Once enrolled, you’ll take samples from your hives and h…