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Lisa Naughton

Lisa Naughton

Expert on biodiversity conservation, land use and protected areas in tropics, protecting rain forests to slow climate change

Professor, Geography College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-4846 Home page


  • Wolf recovery
  • Protected areas
  • Sustainable development
  • Role of tropical forests in slowing climate change


  • 2012 Fulbright-IIE Research and Teaching Grant, Chile
  • 2015 Vilas Investigator Award
  • 2015 Educational Innovation Award
  • Fulbright Hays Faculty Research Award, Ecuador, 2006
  • Fulbright Faculty Award, Uganda, 2005
  • Vilas Associate Award, 2005
  • UW-Madison Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, 2003