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Professor; Dean, Melbourne School of Land and Environment, The University of Melbourne

Dr Roush holds degrees in entomology from the University of California, Davis and Berkeley. From 1987-1995, he was Associate Professor of Entomology at Cornell University. In 1995, he joined the Department of Crop Protection at the University of Adelaide, and from 1998 to 2003, was Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperative Research Centre for Weed Management. Between 2003 and 2006, Rick was Director of the Integrated Pest Management and Sustainable Agriculture Programs for the University of California, before moving to the University of Melbourne.


  • –present
    Professor of Entomology, University of Melbourne
  • 2007–present
    Dean, School of Land and Environment, University of Melbourne