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Biology

Michael Draney

Michael Draney

Professor
LS 461

Research Interests

I am interested in conservation applications of terrestrial arthropod assemblages, especially spiders, and have a particular interest in the ecology and taxonomy of sheet web spiders (family Linyphiidae).

Education

Ph.D., Entomology, 1997, University of Georgia, Athens, GA; Certificate in Environmental Ethics, 1995, University of Georgia,... Read more »

Patrick Forsythe

Patrick Forsythe

Associate Professor
LS 451

Research Interests

My research interests are generally in the fields of population ecology and conservation biology focusing on aquatic ecosystems in the Great Lakes region. I tend to focus on questions that seek to understand the behavioral and ecological mechanisms that contribute to variation in the annual abundance of fish populations including lake sturgeon and yellow... Read more »

Lisa Grubisha

Lisa Grubisha

Associate Professor, Chair of Applied Biotechnology
LS 445

Research Interests

Fungal ecology and evolution, Microbial diversity and function, Conservation Biology, Population Genetics, Phylogenetics

Education

PhD., University of California Berkeley; M.S., Oregon State University; B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Richard Hein

Richard Hein

Research Interests

My current research interests include stream water quality, nonpoint source pollution, fate of nutrients in natural waters, watershed monitoring and management, coral reef ecology, undergraduate engagement & persistence in STEM pathways.

Education

Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from the University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of... Read more »

Robert Howe

Robert Howe

Professor - Chair of Biology
MAC 212F

Bob Howe is the founding Director of the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity and a Professor of Biology in the Department of Natural and Applied Sciences. He has been a faculty member at UW-Green Bay since 1984, teaching courses in environmental science, conservation, ecology, mammalogy, and ornithology. In addition to administrative responsibilities with the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity, he... Read more »

Vicki Medland

Vicki Medland

Administrative Specialist
MAC 218E

Dr. Medland works cooperatively with the Director to ensure that the center is achieving its mission of education and research. She works closely with staff and partners involved in various outreach projects including the web and social networking sites, K-12 and citizen science programs. Vicki leads the Panama research course with her husband Mike Draney in alternate years and teaches courses... Read more »

Karen Stahlheber

Karen Stahlheber

Associate Professor
LS 459

Website

http://www.karenstahlheber.com/

Research Interests

I am a plant community ecologist interested in the connections among species diversity, ecosystem processes and human management. My past and current projects span natural and agricultural landscapes, with a focus on savannas and grasslands. Presently my... Read more »

Amy Wolf

Amy Wolf

Professor
LS 466

Research Interests

My work has focused on the ecology of plant-animal interactions, including studies of host specific insects (northern blue butterfly), rare plants (serpentine morning glory), and Wisconsin bees. I also am co-leader of the Wabikon Forest Dynamics Plot, part of a global network of intensive, long term forest research sites initiated by the Smithsonian... Read more »