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Howard Ginsberg, Ph.D.

Howie is a Research Ecologist with the Eastern Ecological Science Center.

Howard Ginsberg is Scientist Emeritus with the U.S. Geological Survey, Eastern Ecological Science Center.  His research explores transmission dynamics and factors that influence human exposure to vector-borne zoonotic pathogens, so as to develop efficient approaches to surveillance and management.  He also studies bee foraging ecology and faunistic trends.  

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. in entomology from Cornell University in 1979.  

Honors and Awards

  • Dr. Ginsberg received the Director’s Award for Natural Resource Research, 1999, from the U.S. National Park Service.

  • Distinguished Service Award, 2021, from the U.S. Department of the Interior. 

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