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Jennifer Gaddis

Jennifer Gaddis

Assistant Professor, Civil Society & Community Studies

Expert on school lunch workers, history of the U.S. National School Lunch Program, farm-to-school programs, and food work as a form of care work.

Leah Horowitz

Leah Horowitz

Assistant Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Civil Society and Community Studies

Expert on grassroots, particularly Indigenous-led, engagements with industrial expansion.

John Kutzbach

John Kutzbach

Professor Emeritus and Senior Scientist, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Environmental Sciences

Expert on climate and climate change.

Joshua Calhoun

Joshua Calhoun

Assistant Professor, English; Faculty Affiliate, Center for Culture, History, and Environment

Expert on Shakespeare, the history of papermaking, and the environmental history of books

Shane Hubbard

Shane Hubbard

Research Scientist, Space Science and Engineering Center

Expertise: geospatial modeling of hazard events (floods, tornadoes, and hurricanes); damage and loss estimation from disasters; response decision making

Susan Carpenter

Susan Carpenter

Senior outreach specialist, Arboretum

Expert on native plant gardening, sustainable gardening practices, bumble bee conservation, rusty-patched bumble bee, southern Wisconsin bumble bees, and citizen-based monitoring.

Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

I am a hydrologist and water resources engineer, specializing in flood hazards and mitigation strategies in both urban areas and larger watersheds

David Drake

Extension Wildlife Specialist / Professor; Dept. of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Expert on urban wildlife management, wildlife damage management, and general wildlife

Sumudu Atapattu

Sumudu Atapattu

Director, Research Centers, UW Law School

Expert on link between environmental issues and human rights, climate change, international environmental law, sustainable development, environmental justice

Ken Cameron

Ken Cameron

Professor, Botany; Director, WI State Herbarium

Expert on plant biology, especially orchids, Vanilla, and the flora of Wisconsin; natural history science museum collections

Hilary Dugan

Hilary Dugan

Assistant Professor, Center for Limnology, Department of Integrative Biology

Expert on lakes in a changing environment, including lakes in Wisconsin, the Arctic, and Antarctica.

Thea Whitman

Thea Whitman

Assistant Professor, Soil Science

Expert in soil microbial ecology, soil carbon cycling, and climate change

Alex Wiedenhoeft

Alex Wiedenhoeft

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Botany

Specialist in the anatomy and function of wood, forensic wood science, and forensic botany

Scott Lindstrom

Senior Information Technologist, Space Science and Engineering Center

Expert on Weather Satellite Display and Interpretation

Lisa Rand

Lisa Rand

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities

Expert on the past and present of space technology and space junk, history of gender and technology, planetary analogs

Caroline Druschke

Caroline Druschke

Assistant Professor, English

Focus on public engagement with freshwater restoration, dams, wetlands, and trout.

Susan Knight

Susan Knight

Interim Director, Trout Lake Station, Center for Limnology

Expert on aquatic plant identification, bog ecology and aquatic invasive plants.

Adena Rissman

Adena Rissman

Associate professor of the human dimensions of ecosystem management, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Expert on the social and policy aspects of natural resources management and conservation, including land protection, forestry, wildlife habitat, water quality

James Kossin

Atmospheric Scientist, NOAA Center for Weather and Climate

Expert on tropical cyclones (hurricanes, typhoons, etc) and their relationship to climate and climate change

Matthew Ginder-Vogel

Matthew Ginder-Vogel

Assistant Professor, Environmental Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Expert on chemistry of metals and nutrients in environmental systems, drinking water, and waste disposal.

Todd Newman

Todd Newman

Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences Communication

Expert on the intersection between science and society

Cara Westmark

Cara Westmark

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Expert on Alzheimer's disease, fragile X syndrome and the study of dietary interventions in preclinical models

John Greenler

John Greenler

Director of Engagement, Energy Analysis and policy Program (EAP)

Expert on engagement, education and outreach related to sustainable energy and related environmental systems

Jessica LeClair

Jessica LeClair

Clinical Instructor

Public health nurse with expertise in the health effects of climate change, climate justice, public health, public health nursing, health impact assessment, community engagement,