Stephen Strelkov is a Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Alberta. He received a B.Sc. from the University of Alberta, followed by M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in plant pathology from the University of Manitoba.
After a short stint as a NSERC Visiting Fellow with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in Winnipeg, Stephen accepted a faculty position at the University of Alberta, where much of his focus has been on improving understanding and management of clubroot disease of canola.
In addition to his work on clubroot, Stephen also has conducted research on other important diseases of field crops, including tan spot of wheat and stem rot of canola. He is active in graduate and undergraduate teaching at the University and is responsible for several courses in plant pathology and integrated pest management.