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William Karasov

BioHouse Faculty Director, Professor of Forest & Wildlife Ecology
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(608) 263-9319


226 Russell Labs

1630 Linden Drive

Madison, WI 53706

Professor Karasov’s undergraduate education in Biology was at University of Minnesota (1971-1975), and he was in graduate school in Biology at University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A. 1975-1981), where he received his Ph.D. From 1980-1984 he was a postdoctoral associate in the Physiology Department at U.C.L.A.

In 1985 he came to UW-Madison, where he is currently a Professor. His primary campus home is in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, but he is also a member of other graduate programs: Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center (METC), Department of Zoology, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences (IGPNS).

Professor Karasov became the Faculty Director of the BioHouse Residential Learning Community in 2015.

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