Yeohyun Ahn

Professor Yeohyun Ahn is an award-winning artist, designer, educator, and researcher, integrating creative coding, digital fabrication, physical interaction, and diversity into experiential graphic design. She is a Korean American originally from South Korea. She pursues …

Aly Amidei

Aly Amidei is a costume designer and playwright focusing on new works and re-envisioned classics. Recently, her research has been on improving access and inclusion in costume design practices and theatre pedagogy for people with …

Claus E Andersen

Professor Andersen is a native Dane who came to Wisconsin in August 2017. He has been teaching in the field of Scandinavian Studies for more than 15 years at places like the University of Minnesota, UCLA, the …

Doug Bradley

Doug Bradley has worked for the UW for three decades, is a veteran of the Vietnam war and has written three books, DEROS Vietnam: Dispatches from the Air-Conditioned Jungle and co-authored, with Professor Craig Werner, …

Joshua Calhoun

Joshua Calhoun is an Associate Professor of English at the UW-Madison who specializes in Shakespeare, 16th- and 17th-century poetry, and the history of media. As a Faculty Affiliate at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, …

Susan C. Cook

Not accepting talk requests until 2023 Susan C. Cook is a music historian and dance scholar whose published work and current research engages with American musical repertories of all kinds. She is particularly interested in …

Maria Dahman

Maria’s work focuses on creating inclusive, delightful digital experiences through a process called design research (also called user research or UX research). She studied human-computer interactions and philosophy, and has a lot of work experience …

Susan Frikken

Susan Frikken is a physical therapist in private practice in Madison, Wisconsin, graduating from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at UW-Madison in 2013. Her goal is to integrate the arts and nature with therapeutic …

Erica Halverson

Erica Halverson is an Associate Professor of Digital Media & Literacy in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at UW–Madison. Dr. Halverson’s research focuses on how people learn to make art and the function that …

Jamie Henke

Jamie Henke, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Faculty Associate in the Division of Continuing Studies, and a member of the UW-Madison Teaching Academy. She teaches music theory and composition courses, including Basic Concepts of Music Theory …

Mark Hetzler

Playing trombone from the age of twelve, Mark Hetzler received a B.M. from Boston University and an M.M. from the New England Conservatory of Music. He was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center and …

Baron Kelly

Baron Kelly is a four-time Fulbright Scholar who has worked nationally and internationally on Broadway, regional theatre, and in television and film. He trained at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and holds a Ph.D. …

Adam L. Kern

Adam L. Kern became fascinated with Asian cultures when he found himself outside of Tokyo as a high school exchange. He went on to study East Asia at the University of Minnesota (B.A. summa) then …

Jean Laurenz

Jean Laurenz is a trumpet player specializing in classical and contemporary chamber music. She is also a singer, actress, film maker, and producer of interdisciplinary multi-media art and music shows. She has performed with Adele, …

Mike Leckrone

Michael Leckrone is the former Director of the Marching Band and Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin. A native of Indiana, Mr. Leckrone received his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Butler …

Taekyeom Lee

Taekyeom is an educator, multidisciplinary designer, and maker. His research explores unconventional materials and alternative solutions to create tangible typography, graphics, and even designed objects using digital fabrication. He infused 3D printing into his research …

Jaime Martindale

Jaime prefers in-person talks. Jaime has been the Map & Geospatial Data Librarian at the Robinson Map Library since November 2003. She received her B.S. degree in Biological Aspects of Conservation and a Masters Degree …

Karen McShane-Hellenbrand

Karen, who has a BS in Dance Education and an MFA, is a performer, choreographer, teacher, artist-in-residence. She regularly presents for continuing/teacher education programs on using movement as a tool to teach across the curriculum, …

Steven Nadler

Professor Nadler’s research focuses on philosophy in the seventeenth century. He has written extensively on Descartes and Cartesianism, Spinoza, and Leibniz. He also works on medieval and early modern Jewish philosophy. His publications include Spinoza: A …

Corey Pompey

Corey Pompey serves as the Michael E. Leckrone Director of Athletic Bands and Associate Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin Madison. His responsibilities include leading UW Marching Band, conducting the Concert Band and …

Janice Rice

Janice Rice is a member of Ho-Chunk Nation & is a retired librarian with a focus on American Indian resources, literature, culture, history, language preservation & revitalization. She received her bachelors degree in Education, with …

David Ronis

David Ronis is the Karen K. Bishop Director of Opera at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Since coming to UW-Madison in 2014, seven of his productions have garnered national attention, winning awards from The American Prize …

Ahna Skop

Ahna Skop, an Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics has been at UW–Madison since 2004. Her lab seeks to understand the molecular mechanisms that underlie cell polarity and cell division during embryonic development using …

Charles Snowdon

Charles prefers in-person talks. Dr. Charles Snowdon has studied behavior of non-human primates in captivity and the wild for more than 35 years and has pioneered non-invasive ways to study animals. More recently he has …

Scott Teeple

Scott Teeple serves on the faculty of the UW Band program in the School of Music. He conducts the Wind Ensemble, comprised of the top musicians in the School of Music, shares responsibilities with the …