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William Cronon

William Cronon

Professor, history, geography, environmental studies; director, Center for Culture, History and Environment

Expert on history of environment, conservation and environmentalism, U.S. West, frontier, public lands, Wisconsin

Donald Waller

Donald Waller

Professor of botany, environmental studies

Expert in ecology, evolutionary biology, conservation biology and biodiversity policy

Timothy  Van Deelen

Timothy Van Deelen

Professor, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Expert in conservation and management of large mammals and mammal communities in the Great Lakes region (e.g., deer, wolves and black bears).

Lisa Naughton

Lisa Naughton

Professor and Chair, Geography

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

Jenny Saffran

Jenny Saffran

Professor, psychology; investigator, Waisman Center

Expert on infant learning, language acquisition, music perception

Julie Mitchell

Julie Mitchell

Professor, mathematics, biochemistry

Expert on the structural basis of molecular recognition, including proteins and DNA/RNA

Tracey Holloway

Tracey Holloway

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

Expert on air pollution, energy and environment, air quality and public health, and science careers

Susan Paskewitz

Susan Paskewitz

Professor, entomology

Expert on biology and control of insects that transmit human and animal diseases, including malaria, West Nile virus, Lyme disease

Kristine Kwekkeboom

Kristine Kwekkeboom

Assistant professor, nursing

Expert on cancer pain and symptom management

Stanley Temple

Stanley Temple

Professor emeritus, forest and wildlife ecology, environmental studies

Expert on birds, wildlife, endangered species, wildlife conservation, biodiversity, conservation biology, ecology and Aldo Leopold

Grant Petty

Grant Petty

Professor, atmospheric science

Expert on satellite remote sensing of the atmosphere and atmospheric radiative transfer

Jonathan Martin

Jonathan Martin

Professor and chair, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert on mid-latitude weather systems: snowstorms, severe thunderstorms, can comment on climate change and global warming

Patrick Remington

Patrick Remington

Associate dean, public health

Expert in public health, population surveillance and community health improvement

Clifford Thurber

Clifford Thurber

Professor, Geoscience

Expert on earthquakes and fault zones; volcanoes; and seismic monitoring of nuclear explosions

Pao Wang

Pao Wang

Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Expert in atmospheric physics

Bret Shaw

Bret Shaw

Associate Professor, Life Sciences Communication; Environmental Communicatoin Specialist, UW-Extension

Expert on social marketing and communication related to environmental campaigns, eHealth for disease management

Robert (Bob) Lorenz

Robert (Bob) Lorenz

Professor, mechanical engineering; co-director, Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC)

Design and control of electrical motor drives: "E-Drives," used in hybrid vehicles

James  Leary

James Leary

Professor emeritus, folklore and Scandinavian studies

Expert on the folklore/culture of diverse peoples in Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest

Frank Pfefferkorn

Frank Pfefferkorn

Associate professor, mechanical engineering

Expert on advanced manufacturing processes and heat transfer

Jon Odorico

Jon Odorico

Professor, surgery

Expert on beta cell replacement therapies for type 1 diabetes, including stem cell therapies and islet transplants