• Kateryn Rochon
  • Acting Department Head
    Associate Professor, Department of Entomology

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    215 A Animal Science/Entomology
    12 Dafoe Road
    Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

    For Dept Head matters, email head.ent@umanitoba.ca


  • PhD Entomology, North Carolina State University, USA
  • MSc Biological Sciences, University of Lethbridge, Canada
  • BSc Biology, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada


  • ENTM 0620 Insect Pest Management
  • ENTM 1000 World of Bugs
  • ENTM 3160 Veterinary and Wildlife Entomology
  • ENTM 7150/7220 Advanced Entomology


Research interests

Dr. Rochon's research focuses on arthropods (ticks, flies, etc.) affecting livestock and wildlife.

  • Geographic distribution of animal pathogen vectors
  • Arthropod - animal host interactions, biology and ecology
  • Livestock pest management
  • Emerging and re-emerging arthropod-borne diseases

Current research projects

  • Environmental factors influencing tick distribution and abundance on pastures
  • Tick sampling and surveillance


Google Scholar

Other information


  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba (2021)
  • Annual Community Outreach Award, Presidential Advisory Committee on University Outreach, University of Manitoba (2021)
  • Teacher of the Year, Diploma in Agriculture, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba (nominee, 2021)
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Teaching Award of Merit (2015)