Prior to teaching at the University of the Incarnate Word, Dr. Raymond served for 14 years as a civilian instructor pilot for the U.S. Air Force Flight Screening Program and later as a production test pilot for Northrop Grumman in Hondo, Texas.
A.S. Aviation Technology, Southwest Texas Junior College 1983
B.S. Biology, University of the Incarnate Word 1998
M.S. Biology, University of the Incarnate Word 2000
Ph.D. Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University 2008
BIOL 3442 Ecology and Laboratory
BIOL 4473 Parasitology and Laboratory
Lutzomyia spp., the biological vectors of Leishmania mexicana
Selected Presentations and Publications
Garza, Philip H., Stephanie N. Gonzales, and Russell W. Raymond. 2018. Seasonal Abundance of Lutzomyia at a Ranch Near Yancey, Texas, USA. 65th Annual Conference of the Southwestern Association of Naturalists, San Marcos, Texas.
Bradley, R.D., M. Nunez-Tabarez, T.J. Soniat, S. Kerr, R.W. Raymond, and N. Ordonez-Garza. 2016. Molecular Systematics and Phylogeny of Peromyscus nudipes (Cricetidae: Neotominae). Special Publications, Museum of Texas Tech University (65): 201-211. Texas Tech University, Natural Science Research Laboratory.
Kernan, K.S., Kilbreath, A.C., and Raymond, R.W. 2014. Temporal Abundance of Lutzomyia anthophora at a Ranch in Poth, Texas. James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissable to Man. Irving, Texas.
Raymond, R.W., C.P. McHugh, and S.F. Kerr. 2011. Sand flies of Nicaragua, reports of collections from eight localities from 2001 - 2006. 61st Annual James Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man.
Raymond, R.W., C.P. McHugh, S.F. Kerr. 2010. Sandflies of Nicaragua, a checklist and reports of new collections. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 105 (7): 889-894.