Past research experiences include:

  • Assessing the presence of imidacloprid in surface waters of Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area using EPA Good Laboratory Practices Protocols
  • Monitoring introduced biological control beetles (Laricobius nigrinus and Sasajiscymnus tsugae) released in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for the suppression of hemlock woolly adelgid
  • Investigation of the establishment of Spathius agrili and Tetrastichus planipennisi, parasitic wasps used to suppress emerald ash borer (Agrilis planipennis)
  • Pre- and post-Hurricane Katrina effects on insects of coastal Alabama
  • Invasive insect species survey of coastal Alabama
  • Wetland health assessment of a pine savannah using aquatic macroinvertebrate communities
  • Insect exploratory surveys in the Mobile Tensaw Delta