Dr. Lisa Overall

Name: Lisa Overall

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 918-338-8022

Title: Instructor

Department: Biology

Office: Bartlesville Campus, Room 601C

Dr. Dr. Lisa OverallOverall is an Instructor in the Department of Biology at Rogers State University’s Bartlesville Campus.


Ph.D., Entomology
M.S., Entomology and Plant Pathology
Oklahoma State University (OSU)

B.S., Biology
University of Central Oklahoma (UCO)

Professional Experience

2016 – Present, Biology Instructor
Department of Biology, Rogers State University (Bartlesville)

2015-2016, Adjunct Faculty
Division of Agriculture, Science and Engineering, Northern Oklahoma College (Stillwater and Enid)

2014 – Present, Insect Identification
Department of Integrative Biology, OSU

Summer 2014, Seasonal Plant Protection Aid
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine

2013 – 2014, Lecturer
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, OSU

Summer 2013, Post-Doctorate Fellow – Research Associate
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, OSU


  • J.H. Comstock Graduate Student Award, Entomological Society of America, Southwestern Branch, 2013.
  • Women’s Faculty Council Research Award, OSU, 2010.

Publications (Refereed)

Begosh, L.M. Overall, L.M. Smith, S.T. McMurry. 2018. A survey of the insects of Southern High Plains (Llano Estacado) of Texas, with particular reference to pollinators and other anthophiles. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 91(4): 255-309.

C.N. Park, L.M. Overall, L.M. Smith, T. Lagrange, and S. McMurry. 2017. Melittofauna and other potential pollinators in wetlands and uplands in south central Nebraska (Insecta: Apoidea). Zootaxa 4242 (2): 255-280.

L.M. Overall and E.J. Rebek. 2017. Insect vectors and current management strategies for diseases caused by Xylella fastidiosa in the southern United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 8(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmx005

L.M. Overall and E.J. Rebek. 2015. Seasonal abundance and natural inoculativity of insect vectors of Xylella fastidiosa in Oklahoma tree nurseries and vineyards. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov261

C.M. Abraham and L.M. Overall, Eds. 2013. ESA student debate 2011: Identify, clarify, speak out about the land grant mission, organic agriculture & host plant resistance programs. American Entomologist. 59(4): 214-228.

L.M. Overall, E.J. Rebek, and A.C. Wayadande.  2010.  New distribution records of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar), in Oklahoma.  Southwestern Entomologist 35: 193-195.

J.M. Hranitz., J.F. Barthell, R.W. Thorp, L.M. Overall, and J.L. Griffith. 2009. Nest site selection influences mortality and stress responses in developmental stages of Megachile apicalis Spinola (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Environmental Entomology 38: 484-492.

J.F. Barthell, J.M. Hranitz, R.W. Thorp, L.M. Overall, and J.L. Griffith. 2004. Heat stress responses of an invasive leafcutting bee species nesting in the central valley of California: A case of risky maternal behavior?  Integrative and Comparative Biology 44: 521.

Publications (Non-Refereed)

E.R. Rebek and L.M. Overall. 2015. Insect vectors of Pierce’s disease in Oklahoma vineyards. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Technical Report. EPP-7091.

L.M. Overall. 2010. Bacterial leaf scorch in Oklahoma: Implications for pecan growers. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Pecan Growers Association 80: 28-30.

D.L. Smith, L.M. Overall, E.J. Rebek, and J. Dominiak-Olsen. 2008. Pierce’s disease of grape identified for the first time in Oklahoma. Plant Disease and Insect Advisory. Oklahoma State University. Vol. 7, No.  41, Oct. 28, 2008.

Professional Memberships

  • Entomological Society of America, Southwestern Branch
  • Oklahoma Academy of Science
  • Society of Southwestern Entomologists


  • Friends of Sanborn Nature Camp, educator, June 2019
  • Oklahoma Blue Thumb (OK Conservation Commission) volunteer/creek monitoring, January 2017 to January 2018
  • RSU Bartlesville STEM camp, instructor, summer 2018
  • Oklahoma Academy of Science, Annual Technical Meetings, student poster/talk judge, 2016, 2017
  • Bartlesville District Science Fair, Phillips 66 Research Center, judge, special judge, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Quapaw STEM Fair (hosted by the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma), Quapaw, OK, education/recruitment, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Cub Scouts Day Camp, Clinton, OK, “Bugs!” educator, 2017