Gregory W Courtney

Professor
Curator of Iowa State Insect Collection

Dr. Greg Courtney is a Professor of Entomology, Curator of the Iowa State Insect Collection, and Director of the Insect Zoo. He is a broad-based organismal biologist whose primary research interests are in insect taxonomy, aquatic entomology, and arthropod biodiversity. Courtney has published more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, most representing either systematic revisions of major taxa or regional studies of faunal biodiversity. Courtney’s pedagogical activities encompass development and instruction of several courses, including Aquatic Insects, Systematic Entomology, Advanced Systematics, and various field- and special-topics courses. He is known for his commitment to providing field experiences for students through trips to local and out-of-state destinations (e.g., Appalachian Mountains, Pacific Northwest).

Area of Expertise: 
Biodiversity
Aquatic Insects
Systematics
Education: 
B.S., Entomology, Oregon State University, 1982
B.S., Zoology, Oregon State University, 1982
Ph.D., Entomology, University of Alberta, 1989
Phone: 
+1 515 294 4017
Street: 
432 Science II
City: 
Ames
State: 
IA
Postal Code: 
50011-3222