Gail Langellotto received her B.S. in biology and M.S. and Ph.D. in entomology, all from the University of Maryland. Upon graduation, she completed her Post-Doctoral training in entomology at UC Davis. Her first faculty position was as an Assistant Professor of Biology at Fordham University, in the Bronx.
Currently, she is a Professor of Horticulture at Oregon State University, where she also coordinates the statewide Extension Master Gardener Program and serves as the principle investigator for the Garden Ecology Lab. Her research and extension program are focused on developing a better understanding of how to design and manage gardens and other urban greenspaces to promote ecosystem services in urban and suburban landscapes.