Lewis J. Bartlett

Assistant Professor
Joint appointment: Dept. of Entomology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Graduate Program Faculty


Ph.D. – Biosciences, University of Exeter (2019)

B.A. – Natural Sciences (Zoology), University of Cambridge (2013)

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Other UGA Collaborators: https://bees.caes.uga.edu/

Areas of Expertise
  • Sustainability science
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Infectious disease ecology
  • Pollinator biology
Honors, Awards, and Achievements

Entomological Society of America – Science Policy Fellow

Selected Publications

Robustness despite uncertainty: regional climate data reveal the dominant role of humans in explaining global extinctions of Late Quaternary megafauna. LJ Bartlett, DR Williams, GW Prescott, A Balmford, RE Green, A Eriksson, … Ecography 39 (2), 152-161.

Industrial bees: The impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence. LJ Bartlett, C Rozins, BJ Brosi, KS Delaplane, JC de Roode, A White, … Journal of Applied Ecology 56 (9), 2195-2205.

Frontiers in effective control of problem parasites in beekeeping. LJ Bartlett. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 17, 263-272.

Persistent effects of management history on honeybee colony virus abundances. LJ Bartlett, M Boots, BJ Brosi, JC de Roode, KS Delaplane, … Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 179, 107520.

The central role of host reproduction in determining the evolution of virulence in spatially structured populations. LJ Bartlett, M Boots. Journal of Theoretical Biology 523, 110717.