RECENT LAB MEMBERS WHO HAVE CONTINUED IN THE FIELD
(last 15 years)

Jonathan A. Cammack
-M.S. thesis (2009): Effects of parasitism and soil compaction on pupation behavior of the green bottle fly Lucilia sericata (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
-Current Position: Doctoral Student, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Kristin D. Cobb
-M.S. thesis (2005): Influence of elevation on development times of a forensically important calliphorid, Phaenicia coeruleiviridis (Diptera), in northwestern South Carolina, USA.
-Current Position: Molecular Disease Diagnostics Laboratory Technician, Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine - South (Fort McPherson), Atlanta, GA

Dr. Michelle G. Colacicco
-M.S. thesis (2000): Habitat selection and ecology of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in South Carolina grasslands.
-Current Position: Scientist, Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Springs, MD

Dr. Christopher L. Evans
-Ph.D. dissertation (2001): Cytogenetics and systematics of the Leucocytozoon vector Simulium slossonae (Diptera: Simuliidae).
-Current Position: Environmental Health Manager, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia, SC

Dr. Neusa Hamada
-Ph.D. dissertation (1997): Cytotaxonomy and ecology of four species in the Simulium perflavum group (Diptera: Simuliidae) and associated black flies in Central Amazonia, Brazil.
-Current Position: Professor, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, Manaus, Brazil
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Dr. Sanae Jitklang
-Ph.D. dissertation (2008): Ecology of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) in northern and southern Thailand.
-Current Position: Assitant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kanchanaburi Campus of Mahidol University, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Dr. Sam-Kyu Kim
-Ph.D. dissertation (2005): Ecology and phylogeny of black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) and their trichomycete (Zygomycota: Trichomycetes) symbiotes.
-Current Position: Lecturer, Kangwon National University, Department of Applied Biology, Chuncheon, South Korea.

Dr. Kathryn E. Ledin
-M.S. thesis (1994): Microsporidian pathogens of North American black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae), with notes on the ecology of southeastern microsporidia.
-Current Position: Disease Intervention Specialist, Tri-County Health Department, Greenwood Village, Colorado

Dr. Arlesa Fouts Leopold
-Ph.D. dissertation (2001): Recolonization mechanisms of macroinvertebrates of Barton Creek, Travis Co., Texas.
-Current Position: Austin, TX.

Monica A. MacCarroll
-M.S. thesis (2004): Insect colonization and seasonality of madicolous habitats in North Carolina and South Carolina.
-Current Position: Research Specialist, Institute of Agriculture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Dr. John W. McCreadie
-Postdoc (1991-1995)
-Current Position: Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
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Dr. John Kevin Moulton
-M.S. thesis (1992): Revision of the Simulium jenningsi group (Insecta: Diptera: Simuliidae)
-Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
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Joseph F. Napolitano
-M.S. thesis (1996): The distribution and habitat characteristics of the American sand-burrowing mayfly, Dolania americana (Ephemeroptera: Behningiidae).
-Current Position: Teacher, Japan

Dr. Mark P. Nelder
-Ph.D. Dissertation (2007): Arthropods at the interface of exotic and native wildlife: a multifaceted approach to medical and veterinary entomology in zoos of South Carolina.
-Current Position: Senior Program Consultant, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Public Health Division, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Eric S. Paysen
-M.S. thesis (1999): Cytogenetics, ecology, and evolution of the black fly Simulium parnassum Malloch (Diptera: Simuliidae).
-Current Position: Technical Director, Lloyd Pest Control, San Diego, CA

Dr. Will K. Reeves
-Ph.D. dissertation (2003) [M.S. 1999]: Biodiversity and behavior of selected endosymbiotes and hematophagous flies (Diptera) in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA.
-Current Position: Entomologist, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
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Dr. Stuart R. Reitz
-Ph.D. dissertation (1994): Reproductive biology of Eucelatoria bryani and Eucelatoria rubentis (Diptera: Tachinidae), larval parasitoids of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
-Current Position: Professor, Oregon State University
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Dr. Craig A. Stoops
-Ph.D. dissertation (2003): Potential for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis in larval black flies (Diptera: Simulidae) and adult mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae).
-Current Position: Assistant Officer in Charge of the Navy Entomology Center for Excellence, Jacksonville, FL.

Dr. Ubon Tangkawanit
-Ph.D. dissertation (2008): Cytogenetics of the Simulium tuberosum group (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Thailand.
-Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
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Dr. Jeffery K. Tomberlin
-M.S. thesis (1996): Insect colonization of rat carrion in submerged and terrestrial environments in Upstate South Carolina.
-Current Position: Assistant Professor, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX
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Charles N. Watson
-Laboratory Technician (1990-1994)
-Current Position: Macroinvertebrate Taxonomist, SoBran, Inc., Cincinnatti, OH

Dr. Doreen S. Werner
-Postdoc (1997)
-Current Position: Biologist, Institute of Land Use Systems, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Müncheberg, Germany
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Dr. Marianne B. Willey (Robertson)
-Ph.D. dissertation (1993) [M.S. 1988]: Development, reproductive output, and mating behavior of two New Zealand spiders, Ixeuticus martius and Ixeuticus robustus (Araneae: Desidae): reproductive isolation in two cryptic species.
-Current Position: Professor, Millikin University, Decatur, IL.
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Dr. Jennifer A. Zettler
-M.S. thesis (1996): Factors influencing larval color in the Simulium vitattum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae).
-Current Position: Associate Professor, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA
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