Debbie Delaney

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Debbie Delaney

Associate Professor of Entomology

Office Location:
531 South College Avenue
Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
252 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716


Ph.D. Entomology, Washington State University, 2008

M.S. Environmental Science, Oregon State University, 2003

B.S. Natural Resources, Oregon State University, 1998


Area(s) of Expertise:

Evolutionary biology of honey bees, population genetics of honey bees, benefits of polyandry on honey bee colony health, ecological value of forage for flower visitors, soil health and impacts on floral rewards, IPM development for managing honey bee pests


  • Pollinators
  • Honey Bees
  • Wasps
  • Native Bees
  • Beekeeping
  • Honey Production
  • Queen Rearing