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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

Nigel Cook

Nigel Cook

Clinical associate professor, head of Food Animal Production Medicine

Expert in dairy cattle lameness, dairy facility design, dairy cow well-being, mastitis and milk quality

John Witte

John Witte

Professor, political science and public affairs

Expert on education policy, tax and budget policy, and state and local government

Jack Mitchell

Jack Mitchell

Professor, journalism and mass communication

Public broadcasting, not-for-profit media, media ethics

Sara Hotchkiss

Sara Hotchkiss

Assistant professor, botany

Paleoecology and history of vegetation

Evelyn Howell

Evelyn Howell

Professor and chair, landscape architecture

Design, restoration, management and conservation of Midwestern native plant communities

Brian Ohm

Brian Ohm

Professor and chair, urban and regional planning

Expert on land use and planning law

Shawn  Conley

Shawn Conley

Associate professor, agronomy; soybean and wheat extension specialist

Direct research and extension program for Wisconsin growers of soybeans, small grains and seeds

Timothy  Allen

Timothy Allen

Professor, botany

Biological theorist of complexity working in ecological economics

David Mladenoff

David Mladenoff

Professor, conservation, forest and wildlife ecology

Ecology and sustainability of forests, effects of climate change, forest management and carbon sequestration

Richard Lathrop

Richard Lathrop

UW-Madison honorary fellowships: Center for Limnology, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Experience with water quality, eutrophication, restoration and management of lakes; nonpoint pollution; and climate change impacts in Wisconsin

Sheila McGuirk

Sheila McGuirk

Professor, medical sciences, veterinary medicine

Expert on integrating diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative strategies and tools into dairy herds to improve health, welfare and productivity

Philipp Simon

Philipp Simon

Professor, horticulture

Expert on plant breeding and genetics

Daniel Vimont

Daniel Vimont

Professor, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences; Director, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

Expert on climate variations (El Niño, tropical variations), climate change and climate change impacts in Wisconsin.

Scott Rankin

Scott Rankin

Associate professor, food science

Expert on dairy foods processing and chemistry, leading to changes in function, flavor and color

Janet Silbernagel

Janet Silbernagel

Professor, landscape architecture, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Specialist in regional conservation strategies,landscape ecology, scenario building, & spatial analysis

Matthew Digman

Matthew Digman

Assistant professor, biological systems engineering

Expertise in agricultural field machinery design, management, economics and operation

Yiqun Weng

Yiqun Weng

Assistant professor, horticulture

Expert in plant genetics, genomics and breeding

Matt Ruark

Matt Ruark

Assistant professor, soil science

Expert in agricultural nutrient recommendations, nitrogen and phosphorus losses

Amanda Gevens

Amanda Gevens

Associate Prof.; Extension Vegetable Pathologist; Plant Path. Assoc. Chair; plant pathology

Expert on potato and vegetable disease identification, characterization, and management; hop diseases; production and post-harvest/storage diseases; oomycete pathogens; biopesticides

Gretchen Viney

Gretchen Viney

Clinical professor, law

Expert in family law involving children and the elderly

Frank Tuerkheimer

Frank Tuerkheimer

Professor, law, emeritus

Expert on criminal practice, lawyer and judicial ethics and litigation in general

Heather Daniels

Heather Daniels

Secretary of the Academic Staff

Expert on academic staff governance

Dave Black

Dave Black

General Manager, WSUM Radio

Expert on student broadcast media, programming regulation, student leadership

Mark Rickenbach

Mark Rickenbach

Professor, forest and wildlife ecology

Expert on forest policy and the practice of sustainable forestry

Robert McMahon

Robert McMahon

Helfaer Professor of Chemistry; Department Chair

Expert on physical-organic chemistry

Troy Runge

Troy Runge

Associate professor, biological systems engineering

Expert on biomass composition impact on thermochemical processing systems

Jordan Gerth

Jordan Gerth

Associate Researcher, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies

Expert on Wisconsin and Great Lakes weather, weather prediction, satellite meteorology, and transitioning research to National Weather Service operations

Susan Paddock

Susan Paddock

Professor, professional development and applied studies; director, Wisconsin Certified Public Manager Program

Expert on Wisconsin local government and leadership development

Quentin Carpenter

Quentin Carpenter

Senior lecturer, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert in wetland flora and fauna

Ellen Damschen

Ellen Damschen

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Expert on terrestrial ecology, conservation biology and restoration ecology within grassland and savanna ecosystems.

Julia Isaacs

Julia Isaacs

Visiting scholar, Institute for Research on Poverty; senior fellow at the Urban Institute

Expert on poverty, child and family policy, and economic mobility

Emily Stanley

Emily Stanley

Professor, zoology & Center for Limnology

Freshwater ecology, particularly streams, rivers, water chemistry, aquatic restoration

Donna Friedsam

Donna Friedsam

Distinguished Researcher; Health Policy Programs Director, Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP)

Expert on health care financing, coverage, access, and cost; state Medicaid and CHIP programs

Hiroshi Maeda

Hiroshi Maeda

Assistant professor, botany

Plant biochemistry and physiology, amino acid biosynthesis in plants

Laura Hernandez

Laura Hernandez

Assistant professor, dairy science

Expert in the area of lactation biology and the factors that regulate milk synthesis

Don Stanley

Don Stanley

Faculty associate and director of undergraduate studies, life sciences communication

Expert on digital communication strategies, social media, Twitter marketing strategy, web design

Pamela Oliver

Pamela Oliver

Conway-Bascom professor, sociology

Expert on collective action, social movements, news coverage of protests, and racial disparities in criminal justice