Meet Our Team

One Hive

Advisory Council Member

Marla Spivak, PhD

Marla Spivak is a MacArthur Fellow and McKnight Distinguished Professor in Entomology at the University of Minnesota.  She obtained her Ph.D. in Entomology at the University of Kansas 1989 on the ecology and identification of Africanized honey bees in Costa Rica.  Her current research efforts focus on protecting and enhancing the health of honey bees through social immunity and bee breeding and on propagating floral rich landscapes to support all pollinators.