Deah Lieurance, Ph.D.
Extension Scientist | Agronomy

Dr. Deah Lieurance is an Extension Scientist in the Agronomy Department at the University of Florida (UF). She has been the coordinator of the UF/IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas since 2013. She received her Ph.D. from Wright State University, Dayton Ohio in 2012 and prior to that spent 3 years in Ft. Lauderdale working on the development of biocontrol agents at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Invasive Plant Research Laboratory. Additionally, she currently serves on the board for the North America Invasive Species Management Association and is the incoming chair for the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council (FLEPPC).