How does the theory of evolution explain the extraordinary diversification of life? What is the value of biological diversity? The answer is not only of academic interest; it has... Read More >
Rick Lindroth (Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana) is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement professor and recent Associate Dean for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on evolutionary ecology and global change ecology in forest ecosystems. He is a fellow of the Ecological Society of America and American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has served in numerous roles at his church, including many years on the governing board. He and his wife have two adult daughters. For recreation, they enjoy road cycling, flyfishing and reading, though not necessarily in that order.