Lorenza Beati

Curator of the U.S. National Tick Collection, Associate Professor · Georgia Southern University

Lorenza Beati's research focuses on the study of the taxonomy, evolutionary relationships, and population genetics of arthropods.

Hard-Ticks Ecology of the Swiss Alps Systematic Biology Arthropod Diversity Population Genetics of Arthropods

Christopher J. Pappas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Laboratory Safety, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease.

Lab Safety / OSHA Regulations Lyme Disease Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases Leptospirosis

Russell Burke

Professor of Biology · Hofstra University

Dr. Burke's current research involves diamondback terrapins at Jamaica Bay, wood turtles in northern NJ and the coyote invasion of LI

Urban Ecosystems Urban Environments Suburban Spaces and Development Ecology Evolution

Anna Yeung-Cheung, Ph.D.

Professor, Biology · Manhattanville College

An expert in Principles of Biology, Microbiology, Principles of Virology, Infectious Disease, and Human Disease.

Nutrition in Health & Disease Infectious Disease Microbiology Principles of Biology Principles of Virology

Stephen Rich

Professor of Microbiology · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Stephen Rich studies zoonotic diseases, with a focus on tick-borne diseases and human malaria. He is the director TickReport.

Alpha-gal Zoonotic Diseases Malaria Research Parasitic diseases Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases

Professor Richard Wall

Professor of Zoology · University of Bristol

Researching the arthropod pests, parasites and vectors that cause animal diseases across the world

Mites Animal Disease Ectoparasites How To Manage Parasites Tick Borne Disease

Edward Walker

Professor of Entomology · Michigan State University

Edward Walker is an expert in emerging infectious diseases, landscape ecology and landscape risk analysis.

Landscape Risk Analysis Mosquitos Emerging Infectious Diseases Ladnscape Ecology

Marina Eremeeva

Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences · Georgia Southern University

Expert in health sciences

Public Heath Laboratories Zoonotic and Emerging Diseases Epidemiology Biostatistics Environmental Health Sciences

Jose Vazquez

Infectious Diseases · Augusta University

Dr. Jose Vazquez studies and treats infectious diseases, including COVID-19, antibiotic-resistant superbugs and fungal infections.

Coronavirus Translational Medicine in Infectious Diseases Drug-Resistant Infections (CREs, KPCs) Infectious Disease Clinical Trials Antimicrobials and Antifungals

Rosanna Perotti

Professor, Department of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Perotti's expertise is in American politics, including Congress, elections and political parties.

American Politics Congress Media and Politics American Political Parties American Elections

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Howard Russell

Entomologist · Michigan State University

Expert in entomology, specializing in diagnostic services

Insect Identification

Dr. Jesús Felipe González Roldán

Director General of the National Center for Preventive Programs and Disease Control · Centro Nacional de Programas Preventivos y Control de Enfermedades (CENAPRECE)

Dr. Jesús Felipe Gónzalez Roldán serves as General Director at the National Center for Preventive Programs and Disease Control in Mexico.

Vaccination Education for Health Public Policies Health Promotion Zoonoses

Jeffrey Morosoff

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Chair, Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations. He blogs about the PR industry at publicrelationsnation.com

Public Relations Crisis Communication Reputation Management Community & Government Relations Public relations campaigns

Meena Bose

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

MEENA BOSE is Executive Dean of Hofstra University’s Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

Presidential Elections Presidential Campaigns Presidential Politics Presidential History

Dr. Alan Barbour

Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases · UC Irvine

For more than 30 years Alan Barbour has been studying infectious diseases, and is a world-leading expert on Lyme disease.

Evolutionary Biology Microbiology Infectious Disease Medicine Molecular Genetics

Richard Himelfarb

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Himelfarb's scholarly interests and expertise include health care policy (Affordable Care Act), Congress and the presidency.

Political Science American Politics Affordable Care Act Health Care Policy Congress

Kara Alaimo

Associate Professor of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations · Hofstra University

Kara Alaimo, PhD is a global public relations consultant, trainer, professor, and author.

Risk Management Global Public Relations Cross-Cultural Communication Media Theory Crisis Communication

Keith Clay

Professor and chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology · Tulane University

Clay is an expert on the ecological and evolutionary consequences of microbial symbiosis with higher plants and animals.

Cicadas Ticks