Jack Williams

University of Wisconsin-Madison

John (Jack) Williams is a professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and affiliate with the Center for Climatic Research.  Dr. Williams’ research focuses on the responses of plant species and communities to past and future climate change.  Research themes include novel climates and ecosystems, the causes and consequences of past species extinctions, and climates of the last deglaciation as a model system for understanding 21st-century climate change.  Awards include the Cooper Award from the Ecological Society of America, the Phil Certain Distinguished Faculty Award and a Romnes Faculty Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin, an Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellowship from the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, and an Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship at Durham University.  More information can be found at www.geography.wisc.edu/faculty/williams/lab/ or via Twitter @IceAgeEcologist

Williams Lab

Neotoma Paleoecology Database

Earth-Life Consortium (ELC)

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