Professor of Botany and Environmental Studies
Office: 232 Birge Hall
Office Hours: By appointment.
Phone: (608) 263-2042
Biography: Don Waller teaches ecology, evolution, and conservation biology. His research in ecology focuses on threats to diversity, impacts of deer browsing, invasive species, and the fate of small populations. He also studies the evolution of mating systems and the causes and consequences of inbreeding. He also works with agencies to link forest and game management to conservation biology. He co-authored Wild Forests: Conservation Biology and Public Policy (Island Press) and co-edited The Vanishing Present: Shifts in Wisconsin's Lands, Waters, and Wildlife (U. Chicago Press).