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Tony Kiszewski

Associate Professor, Natural and Applied Sciences
Visiting Scientist, Harvard School of Public Health
Visiting Scientist, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine
Sc.D., Harvard University, 1997
M.Sc., Cornell University, 1984
Office: Jennison Hall 226 | 781.891._2954 |
Department Phone: 781.891._2000 | Department Fax: 781.891.2838

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Anthony Kiszewski is a public health entomologist specializing in sustainable and appropriate interventions against malaria and other vector-borne diseases in the developing world.

Teaching Interests

Public Health and Epidemiology; Global Health; Entomology; Mathematical Modeling

Research Interests

Vector Ecology; Malaria Intervention; Bio-terrorism and Pandemics; Mathematical Modeling; Computer Simulation

Consulting/Practice Interests

International Development; Sustainable Malaria Intervention; Insect Repellents; Mosquito Traps; Mosquito Control; Environmental Management


Journal Article(s)
Dietz, K. C., Athrey, G., Reddy, M. R., Overgaard, H. J., Matias, A., Jawara, M., Della Torre, A., Petrarca, V., Pinto, J., Kiszewski, A. E. Genetic isolation within the malaria vector Anopheles melas. Molecular Ecology, 21, 4498-4513.

Reddy, M. R., Godoy, A., Dion, K., Matias, A., Callender, K., Kiszewski, A. E., Kleinschmidt, I., Ridl, F., Powell, J., Caccone, A., Slotman, M. A. Insecticide resistance allele frequencies in Anopheles gambiae before and after anti-vector interventions in continental Equatorial Guinea. . American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 88 (5), 897-907.

Endo, N., Kiszewski, A. E., Eltahir, E. A. (2015). Laboratory Experiments on Stranding of Anopheles larvae under different shoreline environmental conditions. Parasites and Vectors, 2015, 12.

Rehkopf, D., Furumoto-Dawson, A., Kiszewski, A. E., Awerbuch-Friedlander, T. (2015). Spatial Spread of Tuberculosis through Nighborhoods Segregated by Socioeconomic Position: A Stochastic Model. Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, 2015, 8.

Kiszewski, A. E., Teffera, Z., Wondafrash, M., Ravesi, M., Pollack, R. J. (2014). Ecological succession and its impact on malaria vectors and their predators in borrow pits in western Ethiopia.. Journal of Vector Ecology, 39, 414-423. (link)

Zelman, B., Kiszewski, A. E., Cotter, C., Liu, J. (2014). Costs of eliminating malaria and the impact of the Global Fund in 34 countries.. PLoS ONE.

Wilson, M. D., Osei-Atweneboana, M., Boakye, D. A., Osei-Akoto, I., Obuobi, E., Wiafe, C., Kiszewski, A. E. (2013). Efficacy of DEET and non-DEET-based insect repellents against bites of Simulium damnosum vectors of onchocerciasis. Medical and Veterinary Enotomology, 27 (2), 226-231. (link)

Kiszewski, A. E., Awerbuch-Friedlander, T. (2013). The effect of patchy host distribution on the dynamics and persistence of directly transmitted pathogens: a cellular automata study. Applied Mathematics, 4, 68-76. (link)

Reddy, M. R., Overgaard, H. J., Abaga, S., Kiszewski, A. E., Slotman, M., Caccone, A. (2011). Outdoor host-seeking behaviors among An. gambiae s.l. vectors observed after initiation of indoor residual spraying on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Malaria Journal, 10, 184-196. (link)

Kiszewski, A. E. (2010). Blocking Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission with drugs: the gametocidal and sporontocidal properties of current and prospective antimalarials. Pharamceuticals, 4 (1), 44-68.

Kiszewski, A. E., Darling, S. T. (2010). Estimating a mosquito repellent's potential to reduce malaria in communities. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 47, 217-221.

Edillo, F., Kiszewski, A. E., Manjourides, J., Pagano, M., Hutchinson, M., Kyle, A. (2009). The effects of latitude and longitude on the population structure of Culex pipiens s.l., vectors of West Nile virus in North America. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 81 (5), 842-8.

Teklehaimanot, H. D., Teklehaimanot, A., Kiszewski, A. E., Rampao, H. S., Sachs, J. D. (2009). Malaria in Sao Tome and Principe: On the brink of elimination after three years of effective antimalarial measures. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 80 (1), 133-140.

Kiszewski, A. E. (2008). Divergent Goals and Commitments in Global Malaria Intervention. PLoS Medicine, 5 (7), e159.

Kiszewski, A. E., Johns, B., Schapira, A., Delacollette, C., Crowell, V., Tan-Torres, T. (2007). Estimated global resources needed to attain international malaria control goals. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 85 (8), 569-648. (link)

Reddy, M. R., Lepore, T. J., Pollack, R. J., Kiszewski, A. E., Spielman, A., Reiter, P. (2007). Early evening questing and oviposition activity by the Culex (Diptera:Culicidae) vectors of West Nile Virus in northeastern North America. Journal of Medical Entomology, 44 (2), 211-214.

Reddy, M. R., Spielman, A., Lepore, T. J., Henley, D., Kiszewski, A. E., Reiter, P. (2006). Efficacy of resmethrin aerosols applied from the road for suppressing Culex vectors of West Nile Virus. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseasesi, 6 (2), 1-5.

Kebede, A., McCann, J. C., Kiszewski, A. E., Ye-Ebiyo, Y. (2005). Epidemic malaria and maize: new evidence of disease effects of agro-ecological change. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 73, 676-680.

Kiszewski, A. E., Teklehaimanot, A. (2004). A review of the clinical and epidemiologicburdens of epidemic malaria. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 71, 128-135.

Kiszewski, A. E., Mellinger, A., Spielman, A., Malaney, P., Sachs, S. E., Sachs, J. (2004). A global index representing the stability of malaria transmission. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 70, 486-498.

Ye-ebiyo, Y., Pollack, R. J., Kiszewski, A. E., Spielman, A. (2003). Enhancement of development of larval Anopheles arabiensis by proximity to flowering maize (Zea mays) in turbid water and when crowded. Journal of Medical Entomology, 68, 748-752.

Ye-ebiyo, Y., Pollack, R. J., Kiszewski, A. E., Spielman, A. (2003). A component of maize pollen that stimulates larval mosquitoes (Diptera:Culicidae) to feed and increases toxicity of microbial larvicides. Journal of Medical Entomology, 40, 860-864.

Kiszewski, A. E., Spielman, A. (2002). Preprandial inhibition of remating in Ixodes ticks (Acari:Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology, 39, 847-853.

Book Chapters
Levins, R, Awerbuch, T, Kiszewski, A. E. (2002). Surprise, nonlinearity and complex behavior.  (pp. 144-171). Cambridge UK: . Cambridge University Press

Conference Proceeding(s)
Kiszewski, A. E., Darling , S. T. . American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene .

Conference Presentations

Kiszewski, A. E., Darling , S. T.Presented at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene , Washington DC.

Kiszewski, A. E. (2017). "Non-mosquito Vectors Impacting Travelers." Presented at the International Society of Travel Medicine's Annual Meeting of ISTM, Barcelona, Spain.

Kiszewski, A. E. (2016). "The Case for Topical Malaria Repellents for Preventing Malaria." Presented at the Entomological Society of America's International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL.


Department Service
Committee Chair for Search Committee, Energy, 2016 - Present
Committee Chair for Search Committee - Chemistry, 2012 - 2013
Committee Chair for Scholarly Activities, 2007 - 2009

University Service
Committee Member for Faculty Affairs Committee, 2017 - Present
Valente Center Advisory Board, 2008 - Present
Faculty Senate, 2009 - 2016
Committee Member for Curriculum Implementation Committee, 2013 - 2015
Committee Member for Research Council, 2012 - 2015

Professional Service
Committee Member for East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project, 2001 - Present
Committee Member for Mosquito Advisory Group, 2001 - Present

Public Service
Board Member for Del Cielo Foundation, 2016 - Present
Member for Mosquito Control Commissioner, 2003 - Present
Member for Mosquito Advisory Group, 2001 - Present