Dr. Russell Raymond

Associate Professor

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.

Contact Information

  • Office Location: Agnese/Sosa, 7th Floor, Room 106
  • Phone: (210) 829-3150
  • Email: raymond@uiwtx.edu
  • Education

    • 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
  • Courses Taught

    • BIOL 3442 Ecology and Laboratory
    • BIOL 4473 Parasitology and Laboratory
  • Research Interest

    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.