#34 Dr. Robert G. Hancock, Metropolitan State University, Denver: Mosquitoes, Bed Bugs and Other Blood-Sucking Monsters.


RGHancockSMFilmmaker, Entomologist and Dynamo Dr. Robert G. Hancock has studied, taught about and filmed insects all over the world.  His spectacular close-up footage has been featured on network and cable television programs world-wide and his documentary series “MosquitoMan” has won significant international awards.  As an authority on mosquitoes, bedbugs and other blood-sucking insects, Hancock is the author of many scholarly articles on their behavior and physiology.  After serving 15 years as a beloved and highly-decorated Professor of Biology at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY, Hancock brought his talent and enthusiasm in 2008 to Metropolitan State University of Denver.

A native of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, Hancock graduated with Bachelors degrees in Biology and Chemistry from Hastings College (Nebraska) and M.S. and PH.D. degrees in Medical Entomology from the Ohio State University.  Hancock currently lives in Denver, CO with his blues/jazz/soul singer wife Diane Jobe.  On weekends he can often be seen playing the trumpet in her band.