Leona Horst

Leona Horst

Title: Senior Lecturer
Dept/Program: Chemistry-Wayne
Office: Wayne College and Boyer HPE Bldg
Phone: 330/972-8901
Email: leona@uakron.edu


  • Current research involves electron microscopy as well as working with biopesticides to control plant diseases instead of chemicals.
  • Enjoy traveling to other countries.
  • Member of 2 community choirs.
  • Employed as an instructor at Wayne College since 2003.


  • M.S., The Ohio State University in Plant Pathology, 1997
  • B.A., The University of Akron in education, 1990
  • B.S., The University of Akron in biology, 1976