Wisconsin Ecology Symposium Archive


Speaker Recommendations?
Wisconsin Ecology welcomes speaker suggestions for our fall and spring symposia. Speakers are usually nominated one to two years before the event. Submit future recommendations, or talk to your departmental representative.


Dr. Oswald J. Schmitz

Spring 2017 Symposium

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Dr. David Blehert

Fall 2016 Symposium

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Dr. Catherine Graham

Spring 2016 Symposium

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Dr. Catherine Graham

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Dr. Jim Estes

Fall 2015 Symposium

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Dr. Jim Estes

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Dr. J. Drew Lanham

Spring 2015 Symposium

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Dr. Greg Asner

Fall 2014 Symposium

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Dr. Greg Asner

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Past speakers

2014
Dr. Dov Sax, Center for Environmental Studies at Brown University (spring)

2013
Dr. Margaret Palmer, National Socio‐Environmental Synthesis Center (spring)
Dr. Peter Reich, University of Minnesota's Department of Forest Resources (fall)

2012
David Jablonski, University of Chicago (spring)
David Schimel, Chief Science Officer and Principal Investigator, NEON, Inc. (fall)

2011
Mary Power, University of California - Berkeley (spring)
Elinor Ostrom, 2009 Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences (fall)

2010
Joan G. Ehrenfeld, Rutgers University (spring)
Scott Collins, University of New Mexico (fall)

2009
Shahid Naeem, Columbia University (spring)
Andrew C. Revkin, New York Times (fall)

2008
James S. Clark, Duke University (spring)
David Tilman, University of Minnesota (fall)

2007
Ivette Perfecto, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (spring)
Stewart T.A. Pickett, Institute of Ecosystem Studies (fall)

2006
Lenore Fahrig, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (spring)
Terry Chapin, University of Alaska – Fairbanks (fall)

2005
Gretchen Daily, Stanford University (spring)
David Wilcove, Princeton University (fall)

2004
Gene Likens, Director, Institute for Ecosystem Studies (spring)
Peter Vitousek, Stanford University (fall)

2003
Anne Giblin, The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory (spring)
Daniel Simberloff, Nancy Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, University of Tennessee (fall)

2002
David Foster, Director, Harvard Forest (spring)
Marc Mangel, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, UC Santa Cruz (fall)

2001
Dr. Kimberly A. With, Kansas State University (spring)
Pamela Matson, Professor of Geological and Environmental Studies University (fall)

2000
Dan Janzen, Professor of Biology, University of Pennsylvania

1999
John Wiens, Professor of Ecology, Colorado State University

1998
James Brown, Regents' Professor of Biology, University of New Mexico

1997
Steward Pickett, a terrestrial and plant ecologist at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook

1996
Jane Lubchenco, Professor of Marine Biology at Oregon State University

1995
Paul Risser, Oregon State University

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