Caesar earns Ph.D. at Ohio State University

Ryan Caesar, son of Sue Caesar and the late Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Caesar of Copperas Cove, earned a Ph.D. in evolution, ecology and organismal biology from Ohio State University.

Caesar graduated from Copperas Cove High School in 1993. He also earned a BA in zoology from the University of Texas and a MS in entomology from Texas A&M University. Caesar will join the faculty at the University of Hawaii Manoa as a junior researcher in the Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences.

His wife, Jenny Shave Caesar, and son, August Rodney Caesar, will accompany him in the move to Honolulu.

Contact M. Clare Haefner at or (254) 501-7551.

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