Patrick (P.J.) Liesch

Assistant Faculty Associate
Extension Entomologist
Department of Entomology

1630 Linden Drive
240 Russell Labs
Madison, WI 53706   [Info on emailing digital images for ID]
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 inquire about PJ’s availability for a given event, contact him via email.

Department of Entomology