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Jake  Vander Zanden

Jake Vander Zanden

Aquatic ecologist, limnologist, conservation biologist

Associate professor, zoology, Center for Limnology College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-9464 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Aquatic invasive species
  • Food web ecology in aquatic ecosystems
  • Environmental management


  • J. C. Stevenson Memorial Award, Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research, 2009
  • Ecology Institute International Recognition of Professional Excellence Prize in Limnetic Ecology, Ecology Institute, Oldendorf/Luhe, Germany, 2006
  • UW Madison, Phillip R. Certain Dean's Distinguished Faculty Award, 2007
  • UW Madison, Vilas Associates Award, 2007-09