Dennis vanEngelsdorp

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Dennis vanEngelsdorp
Known for Colony Collapse Disorder
Scientific career
Institutions University of Maryland

Dennis vanEngelsdorp is an assistant professor of entomology at the University of Maryland. He is the project director for the Bee Informed Partnership and has been involved in a number of studies aimed at understanding colony collapse disorder.[1][2][3] Engelsdorp was formerly the chief apiarist for Pennsylvania.[4]


  • 2011 - Doctorate of Philosophy. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
  • 1995 - Master of Science in Environmental Biology. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • 1992 - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada[5]


  1. ^ Main, Douglas (13 May 2015). "U.S. Beekeepers Lose 40 Percent of Hives over Past Year". Newsweek. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Borenstein, Seth (26 February 2016). "Species of bees and other pollinators are shrinking, UN report warns". PBS NewsHour. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "EPA concludes that major pesticide harms bees". Fox News. Associated Press. 6 January 2016. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "Jay Evans: Searching for answers to the decline in honeybees". Washington Post. 29 May 2015. Retrieved 11 April 2016. 
  5. ^ vanEngelsdorp Lab