Ellis
Contact:

PO Box 110620
Building 970, Natural Area Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611

(352) 273-3924
jdellis@ufl.edu

James D. Ellis (Jamie)
Associate Professor

Education

(70% Extension, 20% Research, 10% Teaching)

  • 2004, PhD in Entomology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
  • 2000, BS degree in Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA

Research Experience:

  • honey bee pathology, ecology, toxicology and behavior, pollination ecology, honey bee chemical ecology, bumble bee ecology, honey bee nutrition, native pollinator biology and conservation, sociobiology, African honey bees

Professional Employment:

  • July 2012 – Present, Associate Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Department of Entomology and Nematology
  • August 2006 - June 2012, Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of Florida, Department of Entomology and Nematology
  • March 2004 - July 2006, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Georgia, Department of Entomology

Publications (265 publications):

  • Refereed Research Articles (51), Abstracts and Proceedings (51), Extension Publications (163)

Student supervision:

  • Currently supervise 4 masters (1 chair and 3 committee member) and 2 PhD students (1 chair and 1 committee member)
  • Past graduate student supervision – 7 masters students (5 chair and 2 committee member) and 1 PhD student (1 chair)
  • Supervise undergraduate independent research projects (8 students to date)

Presentations at professional meetings (457 presentations):

  • Research (67), Extension (390)

Extension Evaluations:

  • On average, my lectures/workshops average a 4.8/5.0 rating. Mean scores include >1000 evaluations each for lectures and workshops given over a 17 year period.

International collaborations:

  • Collaborated with over 50 international scientists on various research projects

Total Grants, Contracts, and Unrestricted Free Gifts:

  • Total – $2,375,402.80 ($2,371,362 while at UF on a 20% research appointment)

Notable Awards:

  • 2010 - Entomologist of the Year (Florida Entomological Society)
  • 2007, 2009 - Researcher of the Year (Florida State Beekeepers Association)
  • 2007 - Roger Hoopingarner Award (American Beekeeping Federation)
  • 2005, 2006 - Oliver I. Snapp Award (Georgia Entomological Society)

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