Beekeeper Expert Witness OR 538965

Expertise Description

I have over five decades of experience in the entomology field with an emphasis in apiculture. My areas of interest include apiology; beekeeping education and standards; greenhouse insect pests; honey bee pests, predators and diseases; ornamental insects; pest management; pollination ecology including queen bee replacement; swarming honey bees; urban entomology; and wildlife conservation. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as a beekeeper expert witness for more than 25 years.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Entomology Cornell University
M.S. Entomology University of Tennessee
B.S. Zoology University of Vermont

Awards & Affiliation

Entomological Society of America
International Bee Research Association
Western Apiculture Society
International Pollination Symposium
North American Pollinator Protection Task Force

Primary Affiliation

Entomological Society of America