Jeff Garnas

Jeff Garnas

Forest Ecosystem Health
Phone: (603) 862-2094
Office: Natural Resources & the Environment, James Hall Rm 162, Durham, NH 03824

Courses Taught

  • NR 506: Forest Entomology
  • NR 600: Work Experience
  • NR 782/882: Forest Health
  • NR 965: Community Ecology
  • NR 993: Sem/NRHotTop/Invasions Ecology


  • Ph.D., Ecology and Evolution, Dartmouth College
  • M.S., Ecology and Evolution, University of Maine
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder

Selected Publications

  • Garnas, J. R. (2018). Rapid evolution of insects to global environmental change: conceptual issues and empirical gaps. CURRENT OPINION IN INSECT SCIENCE, 29, 93-101. doi:10.1016/j.cois.2018.07.013

  • Garnas, J. R., Auger-Rozenberg, M. -A., Roques, A., Bertelsmeier, C., Wingfield, M. J., Saccaggi, D. L., . . . Slippers, B. (2016). Complex patterns of global spread in invasive insects: eco-evolutionary and management consequences. BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS, 18(4), 935-952. doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1082-9

  • Wingfield, M. J., Garnas, J. R., Hajek, A., Hurley, B. P., de Beer, Z. W., & Taerum, S. J. (2016). Novel and co-evolved associations between insects and microorganisms as drivers of forest pestilence. BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS, 18(4), 1045-1056. doi:10.1007/s10530-016-1084-7

  • Wooding, A. L., Wingfield, M. J., Hurley, B. P., Garnas, J. R., de Groot, P., & Slippers, B. (2013). Lack of fidelity revealed in an insect-fungal mutualism after invasion. BIOLOGY LETTERS, 9(4). doi:10.1098/rsbl.2013.0342