Title: Professor of Entomology
Company: Texas A&M University
Location: College Station, Texas, United States
Darrell Bay, Professor of Entomology at Texas A&M University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in academia.
Prior to his professional career, Dr. Bay began his higher education at Kansas State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1964. He continued his academic efforts at the institution with a Master of Science in 1967. Following this achievement, he served in the United States Army as a captain from 1968 to 1971, receiving an honorable discharge. He concluded his studies with a PhD at Kansas State University in 1974 and subsequently worked as an assistant professor at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, from 1974 to 1978. Dr. Bay continued to work as an associate professor at the university until 1984, when he accepted the designation of full professor, which he has held ever since. He is grateful to Charles W. Pitts for the mentorship and inspiration he provided during his time at Kansas State University.
In addition to his primary pursuits, Dr. Bay has found success through his creative works, and has maintained memberships to numerous organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. His professional affiliations include the Entomological Society of America, the American Registry of Professional Entomologists and the Southwestern Entomological Society, the latter of which he served as president in 1982. Among his myriad achievements, he is most proud of the students he has taught throughout his career, many of whom have gone on to become successful in numerous fields. Dr. Bay advises aspiring professionals in his field to learn to think for themselves. As a further testament to his success and stature, he has been featured in the 23rd edition of Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.
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