Associate Professor and Associate Specialist - Urban Entomology
University of Arizona, Department of Entomology
MAC 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road Maricopa, AZ 85138
Office (520) 381-2223
Fax (520) 568-2556
Cell (602) 418-5202
LAB Lab 104 (520) 381-2222
Entomologist and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) specialist since 1995. Board member of the IPM Institute of North America. Co-directs the Western Regional IPM in Schools Working Group. Serves on the National School IPM 2015 Steering Committee, and the Advisory Board of the IPM Institute Green Shield Certification program. Member of U.S. Bed Bug Working Group and U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Tick Task Force. Also serves on the Western Region IPM Center Advisory Committee. Research efforts focus on pest ecology and reduced-risk management of structural and public health pests, including venomous arthropods, disease vectors, bed bugs, cockroaches, ants, and termites. Liaise and support state and government agencies regarding, pollution prevention, pest/pesticide related children's health issues, vector management, and professional education. Teach University of Arizona (UA) course accredited classes on IPM, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) accredited Public Heath classes on IPM, pesticide safety, and health impacts of pest and pesticide exposure.
1994: Ph.D. Nematology/Entomology University of Reading, Berkshire, UK.
1990: B.Sc. (Honors). Applied Biology (Crop Protection and Applied Zoology), University of Wales, North Wales, UK.
70% Cooperative Extension / 30% Organized Research
Yu, H., D. H. Gouge, and D. I. Shapiro-Ilan. 2010. A Novel Strain of Steinernema riobrave (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) Possesses Superior Virulence to Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Nematology 42 (2): 91-95.
Yu, H., D. H. Gouge, S. P. Stock P. Baker. 2008. Development of Entomopathogenic Nematodes (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae; Heterorhabditidae) in the Desert Subterranean Termite Heterotermes aureus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Nematology 40 (4): 311-317.
Gouge, D., T. Green, K. Chambers, J. Hurley, T. Stock, M. Shour, C. Foss, L. Braband, F. Graham, K. Murray, S. Glick, Z. Bruns and M. Anderson. 2011. Reducing Your Child's Asthma Using Integrated Pest Management: A Practical Guide for Parents Around the Home. National School IPM Steering Committee. 4 pp. http://www.ipminstitute.org/school_ipm_2015/ipm_asthma_document.pdf
Chambers, K., D. Gouge, T. Green, J. Hurley, T. Stock, Z. Bruns, M. Shour, C. Foss, F. Graham, K. Murray and S. Glick. 2011. Coalition Operating Manual. 6pp. http://www.ipminstitute.org/school_ipm_2015/IPM_coalition_manual.pdf
Chambers, K., T. Green, D. Gouge, J. Hurley, T. Stock, Z. Bruns, M. Shour, C. Foss, F. Graham, K. Murray, L. Braband, S. Glick and M. Anderson. 2011. The Business Case for Integrated Pest Management in Schools: Cutting Costs and Increasing Benefits. 8 pp. http://www.ipminstitute.org/school_ipm_2015/ipm_business_case.pdf
Green, T. A., and D. H. Gouge, eds. 2011. School IPM 2015: Strategic Plan for Integrated Pest Management in Schools in the United States. 307 pp.
Gouge, D. H. and C. Olson. 2011. Personal Repellents. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension AZ1311, pp8.
Gouge, D. H. and C. Olson. 2011. Scorpions. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension AZ1223, pp8.
Gouge, D. H., C. Olson, and P. Baker. 2009. Drywood Termites. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension AZ1232, pp8. cals.arizona.edu/pubs/insects/az1232.pdf
Gouge, D. H., and C. Olson. 2009. How to Bug Proof Your Home. University of Arizona Cooperative Extension AZ1320, pp30. cals.arizona.edu/pubs/insects/az1320.pdf
Gouge, D. H., Green, T., Lame, M., Shour, M., Hurley, J., Braband, L., Glick, S., Graham, F., Murray, K. 2009. Integrated Pest Management: The Most Effective Way to Manage Pests in Your School! cals.arizona.edu/pubs/insects/az1234.pdf