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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Paul Robbins

Paul Robbins

Expert on environmental politics and conservation

Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Work: 608-265-5296


  • Wildlife conservation
  • Urban ecology
  • Political Ecology
  • Mosquito management
  • India
  • Environmental Studies


  • Author, "Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction"
  • Principal investigator: NSF/USDA Urban Long-Term Research Areas grant, “Ecological Hazards in Southwestern Metropolises: The Case of Mosquito Disease Vectors”
  • James M. Blaut Innovative Publication Award for the book, "Lawn People: How Grasses, Weeds and Chemicals Make Us Who We Are," 2009
  • Ohio State University Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2003