About the Author
Dr. Yabsley, the Daniel B. Warnell Professor at the University of Georgia (UGA), has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences/wildlife sciences, a master’s degree in parasitology from Clemson University, and a PhD in infectious diseases from UGA. He teaches wildlife disease and parasitology courses in the undergraduate, veterinary, and graduate curriculums and mentors high school, undergraduate, veterinary, and graduate students. Interests in recent years include native and invasive ticks and tick-borne pathogens, guinea worm, raccoon roundworm, and avian parasites. This research has led to over 275 peer-reviewed authored or co-authored publications.