Jacques Veilleux

Jacques Veilleux

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice


  • B.S., Biology, Fitchburg State University
  • Ph.D., Ecology and Systematics, Indiana State University


  • BI101 - General Biology I
  • BI235 - Animal Behavior
  • BI215 - Biology and Health Sciences Seminar
  • BI312 - Vertebrate Zoology
  • BI342 - Wildlife Conservation and Management
  • BI375 - Mammalogy
  • BI480 - Senior Seminar in Biology and Health Sciences


  • Natural History
  • Ecology
  • Behavior of Bats


Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Mammalogists
  • North American Society for Bat Research

Conferences Attended

American Society of Mammalogists

  • 1994, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
  • 1995, University of Vermont
  • 1997, Oklahoma State University
  • 2001, University of Montana
  • 2002, McNeese State University

North American Symposium on Bat Research

  • 1999, University of Wisconsin
  • 2000, University of Miami
  • 2002, University of Vermont
  • 2003, University of Nebraska
  • 2004, Sacramento, CA
  • 2005, Salt Lake City, NV
  • 2006, Wilmington, NC
  • 2008, Scranton, PA
  • 2009, Portland, OR

Grants Received

  • New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Wildlife Action Plan
  • New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Hibernacula White-Nose Syndrome Surveys


  • Chair of the Division of Natural Sciences, 2013-2016
  • Board of Editors, Northeastern Naturalist
  • Ecological Consultant, Environmental Solutions and Innovations, Cincinnati, OH


  • Oracle Bat Research Scholar, Bat Conservation International


Whitaker, J.O., Jr., B.L. Walters, J.P. Veilleux, and R.O. Davis. 2014. Occurrence and suspected function of prematernity colonies of eastern pipistrelle, Perimyotis subflavus, in Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 123:49-56.

Moosman, P.R., J.P. Veilleux, G.W. Pelton, and H.H. Thomas. Changes in capture rates in a community of bats in New Hampshire during the progression of White-nose Syndrome. Northeastern Naturalist, 20:552-558.

Thomas, H.H., P.R. Moosman, and J.P. Veilleux. 2012. Foods of bats (Family Vespertilionidae) at five locations in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Canadian Field-Naturalist. 126:117-124.

Moosman, P.R., H.H. Thomas, and J.P. Veilleux. 2012. Diet of the widespread insectivorous bats Eptesicus fuscus and Myotis lucifugus relative to climate and richness of bat communities. Journal of Mammalogy, 93:491-496.

Veilleux, J.P., P.M. Moosman, D.S. Reynolds, K.E. LaGory, and L.J. Walston, Jr. 2009. Observations of summer roosting and foraging behavior of a hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) in southern New Hampshire. Northeastern Naturalist. 16: 148-151.

Veilleux, J.P., H.H. Thomas, and P.M Moosman. 2008. Bats of Pisgah State Park, NH. Northeastern Naturalist. 15:25-34.

Veilleux, J.P. 2008. Current status of white-nose syndrome in the northeastern United States. Bat Research News. 49:15-17.

Moosman, P.M., H.H. Thomas, and J.P. Veilleux. 2007. Food Habits of Eastern Small-Footed Bats (Myotis leibii) in New Hampshire. American Midland Naturalist. 158:354-360.

Veilleux, J.P. 2007. A Noteworthy Hibernation Record of the Eastern Small-footed Bat (Myotis leibii) in Massachusetts. Northeastern Naturalist. 14:501-502.

Cryan, P.A. and J.P. Veilleux. 2007. Migration and the use of autumn, winter, and spring roosts by forest bats. Pp153-175 in Bats in Forests, Conservation and Management. Eds. M.J. Lacki, J.P. Hayes, and A. Kurta. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 325pp.

Veilleux, J.P., J.O. Whitaker, Jr., and S.L. Veilleux. 2004. Reproductive stage influences roost use by tree roosting female eastern pipistrelles, Pipistrellus subflavus. Ecoscience. 11:249-256.

Veilleux, J.P. and S.L. Veilleux. 2004. Intra-annual and interannual fidelity to summer roost areas by female eastern pipistrelles, Pipistrellus subflavus. American Midland Naturalist. 152:196-200.

Veilleux, J.P. and S.L. Veilleux. 2004. Colonies and reproductive patterns of tree-roosting female eastern pipistrelle bats in Indiana. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science. 113:60-65.

Veilleux, J.P., J.O. Whitaker, Jr., and S.L. Veilleux. 2003. Tree-roosting ecology of reproductive female eastern pipistrelles, Pipistrellus subflavus, in Indiana. Journal of Mammalogy. 84:1068-1075.

Veilleux, S.L. J.P. Veilleux, J. Duchamp, and J.O. Whitaker, Jr. 2003. Possible predation attempt at a roost tree of evening bats (Nycticeius humeralis). Bat Research News. 44:186-187.