Faculty & Staff

Kristine Edwards

Assistant Research Professor
Discipline: Entomology

Specialty: Medical / Veterinary
Email: kt20@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-2962
Office Location: Clay Lyle Entomology Building, Room 103

Mailing Address
Box 9775
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address
100 Old Hwy. 12
Mississippi State, MS 39762


  • Ph.D., Mississippi State University
  • D.V.M., Colorado State University
  • M.P.H., University of Iowa
  • M.A., University of New Mexico
  • B.S., University of Mexico

Courses Taught

  • CVM 5163 Veterinary Parasitology

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of vector-borne diseases in people, companion animals, and livestock

Recent Publications

  • Edwards, K.T., M.A. Caprio, K.C. Allen, and F.R. Musser. 2013. Risk assessment for Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance on dual gene versus single gene corn. Journal of Economic Entomology 106(1):382-392. Download
  • Goddard, J., K.T. Edwards. 2013. Effects of bed bug saliva on human skin. Journal of the American Medical Association, 149(3):372-373. Download
  • Goddard, J., N. Hasenkampf, K.T. Edwards, R.D. de Shazo, M. Embers. 2013. Bed bug saliva causes release of monocytic inflammatory mediators: plausible cause of cutaneous bite reactions. International Archives of Allergy and Immunology, 161:127-130. Download
  • Goddard, J., A.S. Varela-Stokes, W.E. Smith, K.T. Edwards. 2012. Artificial infection of the bed bug with Rickettsia parkeri. Journal of Medical Entomology 49(4):922-926. Download
  • Cater, J., D.L. Magee, S.A. Hubbard, K.T. Edwards, J. Goddard. 2011. Severe infestation of bed bugs in a poultry breeder house. Journal of the American Veterinary Medicine Association 239:919. Download