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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Adrian Treves

Expert on coexistence and conflicts between people and wildlife worldwide, especially wolves, bears, and big cats.

Professor of environmental studies Work: 608-890-1450 Home page Twitter: @carnivorecoexistence


  • Public attitudes toward wolves and wolf policy in Wisconsin; projects on Andean bears in Ecuador and students working on big cats in Africa and
  • Behavioral ecology of carnivores and risk for people living near them
  • Methods for mitigating human-wildlife conflicts, including hunting, non-lethal methods, and lethal control of problem wildlife.
  • Public trust and constitutional protections for the environment


  • Clements Award for Outstanding Research and Education
  • Nominated for the Indianapolis Prize
  • >110 scientific publications on ecology and conservation