Paul Whitaker

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Paul Whitaker

Professor
Biological Sciences

RM 285C
518 S. 7th Ave.
Wausau, WI 54401

paul.whitaker@uwc.edu
(715) 261-6284
Education 

BS - Carnegie-Mellon University, 1986
MS in Entomology - UW-Madison, 1996
PhD in Entomology w/ Plant Science minor - UW-Madison, 2004

Presentation Topics
  • Entomology = Insect Biology: Presentations can focus on particular insect group, insect ecology, agricultural pest management, interactions between plants and insects, invasive species or other topics. (any age group)
  • Plant Biology: Presentations can focus on particular kinds of plants, plant structure and function, ecology of seeds and seedlings, plants whose seed dispersers went extinct during the last ice age or other topics. (any age group)
  • Organic Agriculture: What it is, what it isn't, what the science does and doesn't tell us about how it compares to conventional agriculture. (high school)
  • Reef Madness: A historical perspective on competing theories on the origins of coral reefs. (high school)