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Michael Notaro

Michael Notaro

Director and Scientist III, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

Expertise: regional climate modeling, climate education, Great Lakes climate change, land-atmosphere interactions, lake-effect snow, ecological impacts of climate change, dust storms

Joy Zedler

Joy Zedler

Professor Emerita, botany

Expert on wetland restoration and ecology, reestablishment of native plants, and the interaction of native and exotic species

Adrian Treves

Adrian Treves

Professor of environmental studies

Coexistence between people and wildlife worldwide, especially wolves, bears and big cats. Constitutional and public trust protections for the environment.

Jean Bahr

Jean Bahr

Professor emeritus, geology and geophysics

Expert on hydrogeology (groundwater)

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).

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

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

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

James  Leary

James Leary

Professor emeritus, folklore and Scandinavian studies

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

Kurt Sladky

Kurt Sladky

Clinical professor and section head, zoological medicine, surgical sciences

Expert in zoological medicine (zoo animals, wildlife and non-domestic pets) and conservation medicine (ecosystem and global health)

Peter (Pete) Nowak

Peter (Pete) Nowak

Professor emeritus, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert in the complex relations between Wisconsin agriculture and soil and water resources

Timothy Donohue

Timothy Donohue

Professor, bacteriology; director, Wisconsin Energy Institute

Expert on biofuels and bio-based renewable energy technologies

Kenneth Potter

Kenneth Potter

Professor emeritus, civil and environmental engineering

Expert on flooding and storm water management

Anna Pidgeon

Anna Pidgeon

Professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert on avian ecology, conservation and Wisconsin wildlife

Joseph Salmons

Joseph Salmons

Professor, German; director, Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures

Language and immigration, German in North America, languages of Wisconsin, American dialects, historical linguistics

Douglas Reinemann

Douglas Reinemann

Professor and CALS Associate Dean for Outreach and Extension

Expert on rural energy, energy sustainability (renewable and bio-energy), milking, stray voltage

Richard Lindroth

Richard Lindroth

Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Dept. Entomology

Expertise in ecological effects of climate change, insect pests of deciduous forests, general ecology

Paul Zedler

Paul Zedler

Professor, environmental studies

Pure and applied plant community and population ecology and related environmental topics

Dennis Dresang

Dennis Dresang

Professor emeritus, political science, La Follette School of Public Affairs

Expert on state and local politics, public management

Barry Orton

Barry Orton

Professor emeritus, telecommunications, professional development and applied studies

Telecommunications policy, Internet utilization, cable television regulation, media industries

Roseanne Clark

Roseanne Clark

Associate professor, psychiatry

Expertise in postpartum depression, parent-child relationships, and emotional and behavioral disturbances in infancy and early childhood

William Tracy

William Tracy

Professor and chair, agronomy

Sweet corn breeding and genetics, disease and insect resistance, quality, germination, cold tolerance, genetics of morphology and development

Jake  Vander Zanden

Jake Vander Zanden

Associate professor, zoology, Center for Limnology

Aquatic ecologist, limnologist, conservation biologist

Katherine (Kathy) Cramer

Katherine (Kathy) Cramer

Natalie C. Holton Chair of Letters & Science; Professor of Political Science; Affiliate in J School, LaFollette School

Expert on civic engagement and political participation, student engagement, public opinion, racial dialogue, political discussion, deliberation, political communication

Paul Mitchell

Paul Mitchell

Director of the Renk Agribusiness Institute; Associate professor, agricultural and applied economics

Expert on the economics of crop production and crop risk management

Randall Jackson

Randall Jackson

Associate professor, agronomy, agroecology program, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on community and ecosystem ecology in grasslands managed for grazing and/or prairie

Chris Kucharik

Chris Kucharik

Professor, agronomy and Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Expert on agroecosystems, agroclimatology, soil carbon sequestration, ecological modeling, water resources, climate change, and extreme weather

David Mickelson

David Mickelson

Emeritus professor, geology and geophysics

Expert on glacial deposits and shoreline processes

Claudio Gratton

Claudio Gratton

Associate professor, entomology

Expert on arthropod food web ecology at the landscape scale

Michael Knetter

Michael Knetter

President/CEO, UW Foundation

Expert on macroeconomics, international finance, fiscal and monetary policy, higher education funding and philanthropy

Brent McCown

Brent McCown

Professor, horticulture; associated faculty, Nelson Institute and Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Propagation, breeding, growth and production of woody perennial horticultural crops including fruits and ornamentals (shrubs and trees)

Warren Porter

Warren Porter

Professor, zoology

Expert on climate change effects on animals, subtle biological effects of pesticides and early detection of infection

John Magnuson

John Magnuson

Professor emeritus, zoology and limnology

Aquatic ecologist and limnologist, trained in fish and fisheries ecology, taught ecology of fishes and limnology

Steve Ackerman

Steve Ackerman

Professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences; director, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

Expert on satellite meteorology and climatology, weather, atmospheric optics

Ken Albrecht

Ken Albrecht

Professor, agronomy, agroecology, environmental studies

Expert on forage/pasture management and cropping systems

Calvin DeWitt

Calvin DeWitt

Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on land stewardship, purchased development rights, local government environmental policy, wetland ecology, environmental stewardship, faith-based stewardship

Carrie Laboski

Carrie Laboski

Associate professor, soil science and civil and environmental engineering

Expert on economically and environmentally sustainable soil fertility/nutrient management programs for field and forage crops

Wren Singer

Wren Singer

Associate Vice Provost, Undergraduate Advising and Career Services

Expert on the transitions in and out of college and the undergraduate academic experience.

David Hart

David Hart

Senior Scientst, UW Sea Grant Institute

Expert on geospatial technologies, coastal management, and urban and regional planning

Dörte Döpfer

Dörte Döpfer

Assistant professor, veterinary medicine, food animal medicine

Expert in veterinary epidemiology of infectious diseases with a focus on food safety, applied mathematical modeling and interdisciplinary communication