Biography of Corraine McNeill

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Full Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
Building: Krueger Center
Room Number: 138
Email: comcneil [at] ucollege [dot] edu
Work Phone: 2368
Departments: Division of Science and Mathematics - 402.486.2515
Job Description:

The courses I teach include:

General Biology with lab (BIOL 151 and 151L) - fall semesters

General Biology with lab (BIOL 152 and 152L) - spring semesters

Human Biology (BIOL 106) - spring semesters

Human Biology Lab (BIOL 107) - spring semesters

Insects and You (BIOL 104) - fall semesters

Principles of Entomology (BIOL 338) - fall semesters

Academic Background
  • Ph.D. in Entomology (2012). University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • M.S. in Entomology (2008). University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • B.S. in Biology (2005). Randolph Macon Woman's College (now Randolph College), Lynchburg, VA
  • High School Diploma (2001). Glenmuir High School, Clarendon, Jamaica.

 

Publications:

Journals

McNeill, C. A. P.G. Koehler and R. M. Periera. Behavioral Responses of Nymph and Adult Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) to Colored Harborages (submitted).

McNeill, C. A., O. E. Liburd and C. A. Chase (2012). Effect of Cover Crops on Aphids, Whiteflies and their Associated Natural Enemies in Organic Squash. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 36:4 382-403

Scott, C. A., & D. C. Gonsalves-Jackson. (2004). Systematics and Life History of Pulmonate Gastropod Mollusks in the Virginia Piedmont area [Abstract]. Virginia Journal of Science 55(1-2): pp.67

 

Book Chapter

Liburd, O. E., T. Nyoike, and C. A. Scott. (2008). Cover, Border and Trap Crops for Pest and Disease Management. New Edition, Encyclopedia of Entomology. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrect, The Netherlands.

 

Magazine

Hottel, B. A., P. G. Koehler, C. A. McNeill, R. M. Pereira, E. V. Ragasa, W. Walker and L. H. Wise. (2011). 2012 Bed Bug Guide. Florida Pest Pro 7(11): 1 – 62.

 

Extension Publications

Harlow, E., Baldwin, R., McNeill, C. A. and P. G. Koehler. (2012). Bed Bugs and Book Bags School Enrichment Curriculum 4H –ENL 43

Harlow, E. E,  McNeill, C. A., Baldwin, R.F., Peirera, R.M., Koehler, P. G. and Medley, J. C. (2011). What is Biting You? - Bed Bug ID Poster ENY 906

Harlow, E. E,  McNeill, C. A., Baldwin, R.F., Peirera, R.M., Koehler, P. G. and Medley, J. C. (2011). Que te esta picando? - Bed Bug ID Poster ENY 906

 

Presentations:

Research Presentations

McNeill, C. A, K.M. Addesso H. J. McAuslane, and H. T. Alborn. 2010. Pleasing Pepper Perfumes: Semiochemical Attractants for Pepper Weevil Management. Poster Presentation at the Poster Presentation at the 58th Annual Meeting for Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
McNeill, C. A, K.M. Addesso H. J. McAuslane, and H. T. Alborn. 2010. Development of Semiochemical Strategies for Pepper Weevil Management. Symposium presentation at the Florida Entomological Society, Daytona Beach, FL.
Scott, C. A. and O. E. Liburd. 2007. Tracking Insect Populations within Organic Vegetable Systems: The Effects of Residual Insect Populations from Cover Crops on Vegetable Production. Poster Presentation at the 55th Annual Meeting for Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA.
Scott, C. A. and O.E. Liburd. 2007. Tracking Insect Populations within Organic Vegetable Systems: The Effects of Residual Insect Populations from Cover Crops on Vegetable Production. Oral Presentation at the 90th Annual Meeting for Florida Entomological Society, Sarasota, FL.
Scott, C. A. and D.C. Gonsalves-Jackson.(2004). Dietary preferences in Congenerics Deroceras reticulatum (Müller,1774), D. laeve (Müller, 1774), Arion hortensis Férussac, 1819 and A. intermedius Normand, 1852 as it relates to radula morphology. Poster Presentation at the 6th Annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate
Scholarship (MARCUS). Sweet Briar, VA.
Scott, C. A. and D.C. Gonsalves-Jackson. (2004). Dietary preferences in congenerics Deroceras reticulatum (Müller, 1774), D. laeve (Müller, 1774), Arion hortensis Férussac, 1819 and A. intermedius Normand, 1852 as it relates to radula morphology. Oral Presentation at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College Summer Research Program.
Lynchburg, VA.
Scott C. A. and D.C. Gonsalves-Jackson. (2004). Systematics and Life History of Pulmonate Gastropod Mollusks in the Virginia Piedmont area. Oral Presentation at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science. Richmond, VA.
 
 
Extension Presentations
 
McNeill, C. A., E. Harlow, R. Baldwin. 2012. Busting the Bed Bug Myths: What do people really know about bed bugs? 2012. Oral Presentation at the County Extension In-Service Training, Apopka, FL.
McNeill, C. A., E. Harlow, R. Baldwin. 2012. Effective Use of the Bed Bugs and Book Bags Curriculum. 2012. Oral Presentation at the 7th International IPM Symposium, Memphis, TN.
McNeill, C. A., E. Harlow, R. Baldwin. 2012. Bed Bugs and Book Bags Educator Training Guide for Curriculum Use. 2012. Oral Presentation at the Youth Development Institute, Ocala, FL.
McNeill, C. A., P. G. Koehler. 2012. Oral Presentation at the FPMA Pest and Lawn Care Expo for GHP and CORE CEU Sessions, Orlando, FL.
McNeill, C. A., E. Harlow, R. Baldwin. 2011. What to do when bed bugs bite you. Oral Presentation at the Jacksonville Bed Bug Summit 2011, Jacksonville, FL.
McNeill, C. A., E. Harlow, R. Baldwin. 2011. Bed Bugs and Book Bags Educator Training Guide Oral Presentation at the Teaching Training Session, Jacksonville, FL.
Honors/Recognition/Grants:

Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) 

Entomological Society of America

Jacksonville Bed Bug Task Force (JBBTF) 

Delta Epsilon Iota - Academic Honor Society

Alpha Kappa Delta - International Sociology Honor Society  

 

 

Research Interests:

Slugs as pests in Agriculture

Insect Chemistry, Organic Pest Management, and Urban Entomology (bed bugs)

Spouse:

Corraine is married to Seth McNeill. They enjoy hiking, biking, canoeing, travelling and playing board games.

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