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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

Researcher and health policy director, Population Health Institute

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, 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

Aleksandra Zgierska

Aleksandra Zgierska

Assistant professor, School of Medicine and Public Health

Board-certified family medicine and addiction medicine physician whose research focuses on opioid-treated chronic pain and addiction, especially involving opioids.

Angela Pakes Ahlman, P.E., LEED AP

Angela Pakes Ahlman, P.E., LEED AP

Assistant Director for New Technology Directions at the Grainger Institute for Engineering

Expert on Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Cost Analysis, LEED green building design, construction, beneficial use of recycled materials, environmental remediation and brownfields.

David Egan-Robertson

David Egan-Robertson

Demographer, Applied Population Laboratory

Specializes in applied demography techniques, U.S. Census data for Wisconsin, and population estimates and projections

Peter Rafferty

Peter Rafferty

Researcher, Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory (TOPS Lab), College of Engineering, since 2006

Expert on transportation systems management and operations (TSM&O), traffic operations, transportation engineering, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), connected and autonomous vehicles, transportation economics

Matthew Kearney

Matthew Kearney

Ph.D. candidate, sociology

Expert on Wisconsin protest movements, recall elections, community health centers, and political theory

Yang Sao Xiong

Yang Sao Xiong

Assistant Professor, Social Work, Asian American Studies

Expert on social movements, Hmong, Asian and Hmong Americans, refugee and immigrant communities, English Learners, American political institutions and whiteness

Tom Givnish

Tom Givnish

Professor, botany

Expert on ecology, evolutionary biology, molecular systematics, speciation, conservation, and Wisconsin plant diversity

Cynthie Anderson

Cynthie Anderson

Assistant professor, obstetrics and gynecology

Expert in group prenatal care, obesity and pregnancy, and global and public health

Keith Poulsen

Keith Poulsen

Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and School of Veterinary Medicine

Expertise in veterinary infectious diseases, zoonotic food borne diseases, and large animal internal medicine

Audrey Tluczek

Audrey Tluczek

Associate professor, School of Nursing

Expert in research about newborn genetic screening and related family-centered culturally congruent interventions.

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.

Noah Williams

Noah Williams

Juli Plant Grainger Professor of Economics

Expert on macroeconomics, monetary policy, tax policy, and the Wisconsin economy. Can comment on national and state-level economic policy.

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.

Ed Jalinske

UW-Madison Office of Cybersecurity

Expert on Cybersecurity education, training, awareness, and policy

Melanie Buhr-Lawler

Melanie Buhr-Lawler

Clinical Professor & Audiologist, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Expert on hearing and hearing loss, cochlear implants and hearing aid, diagnostic hearing evaluations, and hearing loss prevention.

Lyric Bartholomay

Associate Professor

Director of the Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease and expert in mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases.