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Experts on Northeastern Wisconsin

Cultural Geography of Northeastern Wisconsin:

William Laatsch, Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Studies (Geography).
Cultural geography. Settlement geography. Northern lands. Belgians of Northeastern Wisconsin. Historic and cultural preservation.
465-2355. laatschw@uwgb.edu.

Ethnic Minorities:

Ray Hutchison, Professor of Urban and Regional Studies (Sociology).
Ethnic minority groups, particularly Hmong and Mexican populations. Immigration and immigration policy. Street gangs and youth gang subcultures. Urban Studies and globalization.
465-2337. hutchr@uwgb.edu.

History of Northeastern Wisconsin:

William Laatsch, Professor Emeritus of Urban and Regional Studies (Geography).
Cultural geography. Settlement geography. Northern lands. Belgians of Northeastern Wisconsin. Historic and cultural preservation.
465-2355. laatschw@uwgb.edu.

Jerrold Rodesch, Associate Professor Emeritus of Humanistic Studies (History).
U.S. history. History of Wisconsin. Intellectual history.
465-2348. rodeschj@uwgb.edu.

Local/State Politics:

David Helpap, Assistant Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs (Political Science).
State and local government. Public policy/management. National politics.
465-2198. helpapd@uwgb.edu.

David Littig, Associate Professor Emeritus of Public and Environmental Affairs (Political Science).
Political behavior. Intergovernmental relations. Urban politics and policy. Comparative political systems. Wisconsin local and state politics.
465-2355. littigd@uwgb.edu.

Plants and Animals of Northeastern Wisconsin:

Thomas Erdman, Curator, Richter Natural History Museum.
Birds, especially hawks. Holdings of the Richter Museum, which includes the 10th largest bird egg collection in North America, nearly all of Wisconsin's mammals, and much more. Fauna of Northeastern Wisconsin. Natural history of the region.
465-2713. erdmant@uwgb.edu.

Gary Fewless, Curator, UW-Green Bay Herbarium.
Plants, especially natives and introduced species in Wisconsin.
465-2243. fewlessg@uwgb.edu.

Robert Howe, Professor of Natural and Applied Sciences (Biology), and Director of Cofrin Center for Biodiversity. Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professor of Natural Sciences.
Animal population dynamics, particularly forest birds. Resources management. Birds of Wisconsin. Bird migration. Biodiversity. Plants, animals, ecosystems of Northeast Wisconsin.
465-2272. hower@uwgb.edu.

Records and Documents for Northeastern Wisconsin:

Debra L. Anderson, Coordinator of Special Collections/University Archives/State Historical Society of Wisconsin Area Research Center (materials for 11 counties) in the Cofrin Library.
Records and historical documents for Northeastern Wisconsin. Genealogy.
465-2539. andersod@uwgb.edu.

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