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Professional CV/Resume


Jack DeAngelis, PhD

owner: LivingWithBugs, LLC
email: [email protected]

Academic Training

Ph.D. Entomology (1981): Oregon State University; thesis research on the two spotted spider mite

M.S. Biology (1978): New Mexico State University; thesis research on two spotted spider mite

B.A. Zoology (1976): Miami University; senior thesis on population genetics of the dusky salamander

Professional Experience

06/2004-present: owner of LivingWithBugs, LLC and consulting entomologist

10/1988-06/2004: Assistant/Associate Professor, Oregon State University; 25% research, 75% extension; research on ornamental plant pest management; extension urban entomology program and insect identification; graduate advisor for 4 students (MS); numerous graduate committees; 6 peer-reviewed research publications; 70+ extension publications; $300,000+ extramural funding; editor, co-editor and author of the PNW Insect Management Handbook (16 annual revisions)

11/1985-09/1988: State Survey Entomologist, North Carolina State University; ran federal and state programs of insect pest survey and pesticide impact assessment

01/1983-10/1985: Assistant Entomologist, Mississippi State University; research on southern pine beetle

09/1981-12/1982: Research Associate, Oregon State University; continuation of thesis research on mechanisms of spider mite injury in commercial peppermint

College-Level Courses Taught

  • Pest Management (Linn Benton Community College)
  • General Biology (Linn Benton Community College)
  • Urban Entomology (OSU)
  • Ornamental Plant Pests (OSU, guest lectures)
  • Extension Methods in Entomology (OSU)
  • Nursery Management (LBCC, guest lectures)
  • Plant Disease Diagnosis (OSU, guest lecture)
  • Forensic Entomology Fieldwork (OSU)

Primary Research Publications

  1. DeAngelis J. D., D. M. Sether and P. A. Rossignol. 1994. Transmission of impatiens necrotic spot virus in peppermint by western flower thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 87(1):197-201.
  2. DeAngelis, J. D., D. M Sether and P. A. Rossignol. 1993. Survival, development and reproduction in western flower thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) exposed to impatiens necrotic spot virus. Environ. Entomol. 22(6):1308-1312.
  3. DeAngelis, J. D. and M. Foley. 1993. Modified use of diflubenzuron for sciarid fly control. Mushroom News. Nov. pp. 5-7.
  4. West, K. J. and J. D. DeAngelis. 1993. Typhlodromus americanus Chant and Yoshida-Shaul, a predator of the spruce spider mite. Int. J. Acarology. 19(2):193-194.
  5. Sether, D., J. D. DeAngelis and P. A. Rossignol. 1991. First report of tomato spotted wilt virus in peppermint (Mentha piperita). Plant Disease 75:644.
  6. Regan, R., J. D. DeAngelis and G. Gredler. 1991. Predicting seasonal flight of European pine shoot moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in western Oregon. Environ. Entomol. 20:1403-1406.
  7. DeAngelis, J. D., J. D. Hodges, and T. E. Nebeker. 1986. Phenolic metabolites of Ceratocystis minor from laboratory culture and their effects on transpiration in loblolly pine seedlings. Can. J. Botany 64: 151-155.
  8. DeAngelis, J. D. and T. E. Nebeker. 1986. Influence of age and growth rate on the radial resin duct system in loblolly pine. Can. J. Botany 64: 1046-1049.
  9. Hodges, J. D., T. E. Nebeker, J. D. DeAngelis, and B. L. Karr. 1985. Host resistance and mortality: A hypothesis based on the southern pine beetle - microorganism - host interactions. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Amer. 31(1): 31-34.
  10. Nebeker, T. E., C. A. Blanche, and J. D. DeAngelis. 1984. Host/ Bark Beetle/ Microorganism Interactions. In: History, Status, and Future Needs for Entomology Research in Southern Forests. Proc. 10th E. Texas For. Entomol. Sem. 19-23.
  11. DeAngelis, J. D., R. E. Berry, and G. W. Krantz. 1983. Evidence for spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) injury_induced water deficits and osmotic adjustment in peppermint. Environ. Entomol. 12:336-339.
  12. DeAngelis, J. D., R. E. Berry, and G. W. Krantz. 1983. Photosynthesis, leaf conductance, and leaf chlorophyll content in spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) - injured peppermint leaves. Environ. Entomol. 12: 345-348.
  13. DeAngelis, J. D., A. B. Marin, R. E. Berry, and G. W. Krantz. 1983. Effects of spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) injury on essential oil metabolism in peppermint. Environ. Entomol. 12: 522-527.
  14. DeAngelis, J. D., K. C. Larson, R. E. Berry, and G. W. Krantz. 1982. Effects of spider mite injury on transpiration and leaf water status in peppermint. Environ. Entomol. 11: 975-978.

Books and Book Chapter

  1. DeAngelis, J.D. 2009. Living With Bugs: Least-toxic Solutions to Everyday Bug Problems. OSU Press. 176 pp.
  2. Fisher, J. R., P. D. VanBuskirk, R. J. Hilton and J. DeAngelis. 2003. Management of Insect and Mite Pests. In Oregon Viticulture. E. W. Hellman editor. OSU Press. 264 pp.
  3. Berry, R. E. and J. D. DeAngelis. 2000. Insect control on nursery and landscape plants with entomopathogens. In Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. L. A. Lacey and H. K. Kaya, eds. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 932 pp.
  4. Chastagner, G. A., R. S. Byther, A. A. Antonelli, J. DeAngelis, and C. Landgren, eds. 1997. Recognition and management of Christmas tree insects, diseases and disorders. Washington State University Coop. Ext. 154 pp.

Extension Publications

  1. DeAngelis, J. D. 1998-2009. The OSU Extension Urban Entomology Web site.
  2. Pscheidt, J. W., J. D. DeAngelis. 2003 (revised). Controlling diseases and insects in home orchards. OSU EC 631, 6 pp.
  3. DeAngelis, J. D. Section Editor for 2004 (revised). PNW Insect Management Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 564 pp.
  4. DeAngelis, J. D. Section Editor for 2003 (revised). PNW Insect Management Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, xxx pp.
  5. DeAngelis, J. D. Section Editor for 2002 (revised). PNW Insect Management Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 449 pp.
  6. DeAngelis, J. D. Section Editor for 2001 (revised). PNW Insect Management Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 413 pp.
  7. Hoffer, M., J. Pscheidt, and J. DeAngelis. 2000. OSU EC 1520. Controlling Diseases and Aphids on Your Roses. 8 pp.
  8. DeAngelis, J. D. 2000. Slugs. OSU FS 277, 2 pp. (revised).
  9. DeAngelis, J. D., A. J. Dreves, T. Miller, F. Niederholzer, J. Olsen, M. Shenk, P. VanBuskirk, A. Antonelli, C. Baird, J. Barbour, L. Sandvol. 2000 (revised). PNW Insect Management Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 376 pp.
  10. DeAngelis, J. D., T. Miller, F. Niederholzer, J. Olsen, M. Shenk, P. VanBuskirk, A. Antonelli, C. Baird, J. Barbour, L. Sandvol. 1999 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 356 pp.
  11. Pscheidt, J. W., J. D. DeAngelis, S. Morgan. 1998 (revised). Controlling diseases and insects in home orchards. OSU EC 631, 6 pp.
  12. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, L. Sandoval, A. Antonelli, E. Beers (comp. & ed.). 1998 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 354 pp.
  13. Anonymous. 1997. 4-H Entomology Manual. 4-H 3221 (reviewer and contributor)
  14. DeAngelis, J. D. 1997. Head Lice & School Kids. Slide set.
  15. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, L. Sandoval, A. Antonelli, E. Beers (comp. & ed.). 1997 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 354 pp.
  16. DeAngelis, J. D. and G. Garth. 1997. Root Weevils in the Nursery and Landscape: Identification and control guidelines. OSU Extension Bulletin EC 1485, 4 pp.
  17. DeAngelis, J. D. 1996.Controlling root weevils on landscape, field and container plants. American Nurseryman, December 15, pg 8.
  18. Hoffer, M. E., J.W. Pscheidt, J. D. DeAngelis, J. D. McWilliams, and R. C. Kennedy. 1996. Controlling diseases and insects in home berry plantings. OSU Extension Service Publication.
  19. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, L. Sandoval, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers (comp. & ed.). 1996 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 347 pp.
  20. Chastagner, G.A., R.S. Byther, A. Antonelli, J. DeAngelis and C. Landgren, eds. 1997. Christmas Tree Diseases, Insects, & Disorders in the Pacific Northwest: Identification and Management. WSU Cooperative Extension, MISC 0186. 154 pp.
  21. DeAngelis, J. D. and P. Hamm. 1996. Locust Borer in Oregon. OSUES FS 328 2 pp.
  22. DeAngelis, J. D. 1995. Biocontrol News. Christmas Tree Lookout, Fall, pg 16.
  23. DeAngelis, J. D. 1996.Black Pineleaf Scale in Western Oregon Christmas Trees. OSUES / ODA Special Publication, 2 pp.
  24. DeAngelis J. D. (1992-1995). Home & Garden Pests E-mail Newsletter. Published between 1992-1995. Thirty-five topical newsletters distributed via electronic mail (email). All articles were eventually incorporated into the OSU Urban Entomology Web site.
  25. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, D. M. Burgett, H. Homan, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers and G Thomasson (comp. & ed.). 1995 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 346 pp.
  26. DeAngelis, J. D. 1995. Biocontrol group seeks answers to pest problems. Christmas Tree Lookout, Winter, pp 20-23.
  27. DeAngelis, J. D. 1994. Aphid and adelgid pests of conifers in Oregon. OSU EC 1444. 7 pp.
  28. DeAngelis, J. D. 1994. Urban Entomology Reference Notebook. [A compilation of the Home & Garden Newsletter series + supplementary materials] 70 pp.
  29. DeAngelis, J. D. 1994. Preventing and controlling Powderpost beetles in and around the home. PNW 326 4 pp. (revised).
  30. DeAngelis, J. D. 1994. Biology and control of Douglas-fir needle midge. OSU EC 1373 (revised).
  31. DeAngelis, J. D. and E. A DeAngelis. 1994. Psyllid pests on ornamentals. OAN Digger, June, p. 32.
  32. Pscheidt, J. W., J. D. DeAngelis, S. Morgan and R. Reisinger. 1994. Controlling diseases and insects in home orchards. OSU EC 631, 6 pp.
  33. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, D. M. Burgett, H. Homan, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers and G Thomasson (comp. & ed.). 1994 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 346 pp.
  34. DeAngelis, J. D. 1993. Slugs. OSU FS 277, 2 pp. (revised).
  35. DeAngelis, J. D and G. Garth. 1993. Management of root weevils in the nursery and landscape. OAN Digger, June, pp 21, 23, 49.
  36. DeAngelis, J. D. 1993. Control of black pineleaf scale in Christmas trees. Christmas Tree Lookout, Summer, p. 22.
  37. DeAngelis, J. D. and G. Garth. 1993. Root Weevils in the nursery & landscape. OSUES / ODA Special Publication, 4 pp.
  38. Regan, R. P. and J. D. DeAngelis. 1993. European pine shoot moth. OSUES / ODA Special Publication, 4 pp.
  39. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, D. M. Burgett, H. Homan, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers and G Thomasson (comp. & ed.). 1993 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 352 pp.
  40. Pscheidt J., and J. D. DeAngelis. 1992 (revised). Controlling diseases and insects in home orchards. OSU EC 631, 5 pp.
  41. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, D. M. Burgett, H. Homan, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers and G Thomasson (comp. & ed.). 1992 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 308 pp.
  42. DeAngelis, J. D. and J. Capizzi. 1992 (revised). Controlling carpenter ants. OSU EC 627, 2pp.
  43. Westcott, R. L. and J. D. DeAngelis. 1992. New Pest Alert - Cherry Bark Tortrix Moth. OSU EC 1409, 5pp.
  44. Regan, R. P. and J. D. DeAngelis. 1992. Predicting flight of European pine shoot moth. OAN Digger May, pp. 25-27.
  45. Sether, D. M. and J. D. DeAngelis. 1992. Tomato spotted wilt virus host list and bibliography. OSU Ag. Exp. Stn. Tech. Bull. 888, 16 pp.
  46. West, K. J., J. Calkin, J. D. DeAngelis and A. Antonelli. 1991. Spruce spider mite biology and control in Christmas trees. OSU SR 875, 5 pp.
  47. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, D. M. Burgett, H. Homan, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers and G Thomasson (comp. & ed.). 1991 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 328 pp.
  48. West, K. J., J. D. DeAngelis and B. Simco. 1991. Biology and control of Douglas-fir needle midge. OSU EC 1373, 4 pp.
  49. DeAngelis, J. D. 1991. Introduction to biological pest control in greenhouses. OSU EC 1376, 6pp.
  50. Griesbach, J. A., T. Allen, S. Fischer, J. D. DeAngelis, and J. Pscheidt. 1991. The tomato spotted wilt virus. ODA/OSUES Special publication, 4pp.
  51. Crowell, H. H., B. C. Simko, J. Capizzi, and J. D. DeAngelis. 1991 (revised). How to control slugs. OSU FS 277.
  52. West, K., A. Ruzicka and J. D. DeAngelis. 1991. The biology and control of the Douglas-fir needle midge in Christmas trees. Christmas Tree Lookout. Winter, pp. 12-14.
  53. West, K., J. Calkin, J. D. DeAngelis and A. Antonelli. 1991. Spruce spider mite biology and control in Christmas trees. Christmas Tree Lookout. Summer, pp. 6-12.
  54. DeAngelis, J. D. 1991. Management of western flower thrips in greenhouses. OSU Fact sheet.
  55. DeAngelis, J. D. 1991. Solving spider mite problems on ornamentals. OSU Fact sheet.
  56. DeAngelis, J. D. 1991. Sequoia pitch moth problems on ornamentals. OSU Fact sheet.
  57. DeAngelis, J. D. 1991. Management of root weevils in nursery stock. Ornamentals Newsletter, July.
  58. DeAngelis, J. D. and Dave Adams. 1991. White pine weevil management. Fact sheet.
  59. DeAngelis, J. D. 1991. The sweetpotato and ash whiteflies. Fact sheet.
  60. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, D. M. Burgett, H. Homan, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers and G Thomasson (comp. & ed.). 1990 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 322 pp.
  61. Westcott, R. L., G. C. Fisher, and J. D. DeAngelis. 1990. New Pest Alert - Ash Whitefly. OSU EC 1362, 5 pp.
  62. West, K. and J. D. DeAngelis. 1990. Two "new" eriophyid mite pests of Christmas trees. Christmas Tree Lookout. Winter, pp. 30-33.
  63. DeAngelis, J. D. and S. Morgan. 1990. Entomology Master Gardener slide set. 80 photographic slides.
  64. DeAngelis, J. D. and J. Capizzi. 1990 (revised). An introduction to household pests. OSU Extension Bulletin, 10 pp.
  65. Regan, R., G. Fisher and J. D. DeAngelis. 1989. Spruce spider mite control in Douglas-fir Christmas tree stock, Oregon, 1987. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. Vol. 14. 339.
  66. Regan, R., G. Fisher and J. D. DeAngelis. 1989. Spruce spider mite control in Colorado blue spruce nursery stock, Oregon, 1987. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. Vol. 14. 357.
  67. Regan, R., G. Fisher and J. D. DeAngelis. 1989. Spruce spider mite control in dwarf Alberta spruce nursery stock, Oregon, 1987. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests. Vol. 14. 358.
  68. Fisher, G. C., J. D. DeAngelis, D. M. Burgett, H. Homan, C. Baird, R. Stoltz, A. Antonelli, D. Mayer, E. Beers and G Thomasson (comp. & ed.). 1989 (revised). PNW Insect Control Handbook. Ag. Comm., Oregon State University, 338 pp.
  69. Fisher, G., J. Pscheidt, and J. D. DeAngelis. 1989 (revised). Controlling diseases and insects in home orchards. OSU EC 631, 6pp.
  70. DeAngelis, J. D. 1989. Honeylocust pod gall midge. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter, 13(2): 15.
  71. DeAngelis, J. D. 1989. New insect and mite pests of conifers. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter, 13(2): 14.
  72. DeAngelis, J. D. 1989. Aphids. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter, 13(3): 6.
  73. DeAngelis, J. D. 1989. 1988 Amendments to FIFRA - what do they mean?. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter, 13(4): 9.
  74. DeAngelis, J. D. 1989. Japanese beetle - a potential, serious threat. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter, 13(5): 4.
  75. DeAngelis, J. D. 1989. Neem seed extract insecticide & horticultural oils. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter, 13(5) 6.
  76. DeAngelis, J. D. 1989. Management of greenhouse insect and mite pests. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter. 13(6): 1-2.
  77. DeAngelis, J. D. 1988. Greenhouse management of Western flower thrips and tomato spotted wilt virus. Ornamentals Northwest Newsletter, 12(6): 7-11.
  78. Honea, C. R., T. E. Nebeker, and J. D. DeAngelis. 1987. Selection of southern pine beetle hazard rating systems for Mississippi. Proc. Fourth Biennial S. Silvic. Res. Conf. 544_549.
  79. DeAngelis, J. D. and G. L. Miller. 1985. A multiple event timer with high resolution graphics for microcomputers. MAFES Inform. Bull. 67.

Short Courses/Workshops/Seminars Conducted (partial list)

  • Structural Pest Management Workshop. 2000. Portland, OR.
  • Chemical Applicators Short Course. 1994-1999. Portland, OR.
  • Southern Oregon Re-Cert. Short Course. 1994-2002. Medford, OR.
  • Ontario Entomology Short Course. 1994. Ontario, OR.
  • Structural Pest Control Seminar. 1994. Roseburg, OR.
  • Pest and Pesticide Management Short Course. 1994. Warm Springs, OR.
  • Northwest Agricultural Show. 1995-1998. Portland, OR.
  • PNW Golf course Superintendents Short Course. 1995, 2002. Portland, OR.
  • NorthWest Christmas Tree Assoc. Short Course. 1995-1998. Portland, OR.
  • Non-Crop Vegetation Short Course, Turf and Landscape Pests. 1995. Portland, OR.
  • IPM Short Course - Clackamas Comm. College. 1996, 2003. Oregon City, OR.
  • Christmas Tree School. Clackamas Comm. College. 1996. Oregon City, OR.
  • Master Gardener Mini-College, Household Insects. 1996. Corvallis, OR.
  • Master Gardener Training (1988-2002)
  • OSU Ext. Entomol. Short Course. 1995. Forensic Entomology.
  • OSU Ext. Entomol. Short Course. 1996. White Pine Weevil in Ornamental Spruce.
  • BCMAFF/BCNTA Nursery Industry Short Course. 1996. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • OSU Ext. Entomol. Short Course. 1997. Head Lice and School Kids.

Additional Professional Training

International Course on Identification of Insects and other Arthropods of Medical and Veterinary Importance, Natural History Museum, London, UK. 1995.

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