Susan E. Little, DVM, PhD, Dipl. EVPC
Professor and Krull-Ewing Endowed Chair in Veterinary Parasitology
Department of Pathobiology, Centre for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma
Dr. Susan E. Little received her BS from Cornell University, her DVM from
Virginia Tech, and her PhD in veterinary parasitology from the University of
Georgia. She currently is a professor and the Krull-Ewing endowed chair in
veterinary parasitology at the Centre for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma
State University, where she oversees a research programme that focuses on
zoonotic and veterinary tick-borne diseases, including ehrlichiosis and
borreliosis. Her research is supported by competitive grants from the National
Institutes of Health, private foundations, and by the veterinary health industry.
Dr. Little has authored numerous publications on veterinary and human parasites
and she serves on the editorial boards of Veterinary Parasitology and Veterinary
Therapeutics. She is a Diplomat of the European Veterinary Parasitology
College, a member of the executive board of the Companion Animal Parasite
Council, and President of the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists.
She is also an outstanding teacher who has been recognised for parasitology
teaching excellence at the class, College, University, and national level. Dr. Little
has twice been awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award from the national
Student American Veterinary Medical Association.