Dr. Sean McCann

Research Scientist

Entomologist, working on beneficial and pest arthropods in vegetable and berry crops. 

Current research and/or projects

I am interested in chemical ecology and biocontrol of arthropods in annual and perennial cropping systems, using a natural history focused approach to management. 

Research and/or project statements

  • Management of cabbage maggot using cultural and biological controls
  • Effects of burn pruning on pests of lowbush blueberry
  • Management of twospotted spider mite using intercropping and predatory mites

Professional activities / interests

  • Chemical Ecology
  • Predator-prey relationships
  • Biodiversity

Education and awards

PhD, Biology, Simon Fraser University, 2014

MSc, Entomology, University of Florida, 2006

BSc, Biology, University of Victoria, 2004



International experience and/or work

Five seasons of research in French Guiana

Research facility

308 Brookfield Road, BLDG 25
St. John's, NL A1E 6J5


Entomological Society of Canada

Acadian Entomological Society



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