Participation at Meetings
National Tick Collection
Research Entomologist (Medical), Technical Development Laboratories, Centers
for Disease Control, U.S. Public Health Service, Savannah, Georgia, 1966-1969.
Research Entomologist (Medical), Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National
Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health,
U.S. Public Health Service, Hamilton, Montana, 1969-1983.
Research Entomologist (Medical), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Public Health Service, c/o
Department of Entomology, Museum Support Center, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, D.C., 1983-1990.
Professor of Biology and Curator, U.S. National Tick Collection, Institute of
Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro,
Georgia, 1990 - present.
Archivist, Acarological Society of America, 1991 - present.
Consultant, Naval Medical Research Unit Number 3 (NAMRU-3), Cairo and NIAID
PL-480 Project 03016-N, Biochemical and Physiological Studies of Certain Tick
Vectors of Disease Agents (1972-1973).
Project Officer PL-480 Agreement 03-005-1 "Study of Interrelationships
of Ticks and of Diseases Affecting Man and Animals, Chiefly in Africa, Asia and
Europe," between NAMRU-3, Cairo and NIAID (1972-1975).
Project Officer PL-480 Agreement 03-036-N "Interrelationship Between
Ticks, Vertebrates (Including Man) and Infectious Agents, Especially
Viruses," between NAMRU-3, Cairo and NIAID (1975-1982).
Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian
Institution, Washington D.C. (1978-present)
Visiting Scientist, Arachnida Section, Zoology Department, British Museum
(Natural History), London, England (1977-1978).
Member, Smithsonian Institution Aldabra Expedition (1986).
Consultant, UF/USAID/Zimbabwe Heartwater Research Project
AFR-0000-C-00-6003-00, Harare, Zimbabwe, (1989).
Research Fellowship, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort,
Republic of South Africa, (February - May, 1992; August - September, 1995; March
- April, 1997).
Principal Investigator, NIH Grant AI30026, "Tick systematics on a Global
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (German Academic Exchange Service)
Scholarship Award, (1995).
Principal Investigator, NIH Grant
AI40729, "Global Systematics of Medically Important Tick Vectors,"
Guest lecturer, Caribbean Amblyomma
Program, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Port of
Spain, Trinidad, January 2000.