Grad Students

Monica Dimson

Contact Information

Email    mdimson[at]
Office  Not Available

Fields of Study

biodiversity, biogeography, cartography, conservation planning, GIS, invasive species, species distribution models


Dr. Tom Gillespie


La Kretz Center Graduate Research and Stunt Ranch Reserve Combined Grant, 2017-2018


M.A. Geography - University of California, Los Angeles 2017

B.A. Geography summa cum laude, Minor in French - Sonoma State University 2012


Jones, M.E., Kabashima, J., Eskalen, A., Dimson, M., Mayorquin, J.S., Carillo, J.D., Hanlon, C.C., and Paine, T.D. 2017. Evaluations of insecticides and fungicides for reducing attack rates of Polyphagous shot hole borer (Euwallacea sp., Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in infested landscape trees in California. Journal of Economic Entomology 110(4):1611-1618.

Rust, M.K., Choe, D.H., Wilson-Rankin, E., Campbell, K., Kabashima, J., and Dimson, M. 2017. Controlling yellow jackets with fipronil-based protein baits in urban recreational areas. International Journal of Pest Management 63(3):234-241. doi:10.1080/09670874.2016.1227883

Hoddle, M.S., Hoddle, C.D., Alzubaidy, M., Kabashima, J., Nisson, J.N., Millar, J., and Dimson, M. 2017. Rhynchophorus vulneratus palm weevil is eradicated from Laguna Beach. California Agriculture 71:23-29.