University of Wisconsin–Madison

Speakers

Featured Speakers

Robin Bronen

Robin Bronen

Executive Director, Alaska Institute for Justice

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Russ Feingold

U.S. Senator

Yolanda Joab-Mori

Community Resilience Specialist, Pacific Resources for Education & Learning; Founder, Island PRIDE; Climate Activist

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Paul Robbins

Dean, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison

Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson

Author, New York 2140 and other novels

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Tommy G. Thompson

Wisconsin Governor

Daniel Vimont holding a rainbow trout while standing in Big Green River

Dan Vimont

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

Concurrent Session Speakers

David Abel

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment; COWS

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George Archibald

Co-founder & Senior Conservationist, International Crane Foundation

artwork entitled Coastal Sage with Map and Blue, water color and mixed media

Emily Arthur

Assistant Professor, Art Department, UW-Madison

Carol Barford

Director and Associate Scientist, Nelson Institute for Environment Studies Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment; UW-Madison

Adriana Barrios

Adriana Barrios

MFA Candidate, Art Department, UW-Madison

Paul Block

Paul Block

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison

Eric Booth

Eric Booth

Assistant Research Scientist – Ecohydrology, Department of Agronomy, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UW-Madison

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Sharon Dunwoody

Evjue-Bascom Professor Emerita of Journalism and Mass Communication, UW-Madison

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David Gagnon

Researcher and Director of Field Day, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, UW-Madison; Fellow, Game Data Consortium

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April Hang

Doctoral Candidate, Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Carrie Hanson

Carrie Hanson

Artistic Director, The Seldoms; Division of the Arts, Fall 2019 Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence, UW-Madison

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Collen Henegan

M.S. Candidate, Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Tracy Holloway

Tracey Holloway

Gaylord Nelson Distinguished Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison

Naya Jones

Naya Jones

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin; Culture of Health Leader, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Owner, Rootwork

Lynn Keller

Lynn Keller

Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Center for Culture, History and Environment; Martha Meier Renk-Bascom Professor of Poetry, Department of English, UW-Madison

Elizabeth Kluesner

Elizabeth Kluesner

Deputy Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Ashley Lee of Public Allies Milwaukee

Ashley Lee

Executive Director, Public Allies Milwaukee

Darrin Madison

Darrin Madison, Jr.

Public Allies Milwaukee Alumnus; Fellow, National Youth Alliance for Boys and Men of Color

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Robert J. Mayer

Professor; Director-Vida Marina/Center for Conservation and Ecological Restoration, University of Puerto Rico at Aguadilla

Sue Menzel

Manager, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College Sustainable Agriculture Research Station, (LSARS)

Morgan Morales

M.S. Candidate, Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Tia Nelson

Tia Nelson

Climate Change Program Director, Outrider Foundation

Karen Oberhauser

Karen Oberhauser

Director, UW-Madison Arboretum; Professor, Department of Entomology, UW-Madison

Jonathan Patz

Jonathan Patz

Professor and John P. Holton Chair in Health and the Environment; Director, Global Health Institute, UW-Madison

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Jules Reynolds

Doctoral Candidate, Geography Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

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Eduardo Santana-Castellón

General Coordinator of the Museum of Environmental Sciences, Project of the University Cultural Center, University of Guadalajara; Professor-Principal Investigator, Manantlán Institute of Ecology and Conservation of Biodiversity, Department of Ecology and Natural Resources (DERN), University Center of the South Coast, University of Guadalajara

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Nathan Schulfer

Director, International and Professional Programs, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW-Madison

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Valerie Stull

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Global Health Institute, UW-Madison

Missy Tracy

Missy Tracy

Municipal Relations Coordinator, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison

Dan Utech

Dan Utech

Lecturer, Yale School of Forestry; Policy Consultant; Former Deputy Assistant, Energy and Climate Change, Obama Administration

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Giri Venkataramanan

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UW-Madison

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Steve Ventura

Director, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Land Tenure Center, UW-Madison

Shari Wilcox

Shari Wilcox

Associate Director of the Center for Culture, History, and Environment

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Selamawit Wondaferew

Doctoral Candidate, Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies