Experts Directory

Would you like to reach out to one of the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin Experts? If so, submit this form and indicate the name of the expert you’d like to reach. One of our staff members will follow up with you to let you know the best way to contact the expert of your choice.

Fermanich, Kevin

UW-Green Bay
Research Area(s): Agricultural Water Management, Great Lakes Monitoring & Restoration, Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants, Watershed Management & Restoration
Extension Specialist and Research Leader. Research interests: linking soil health to water quality; nonpoint source pollution; watershed monitoring and management; and fate of contaminants. 

Haro, Roger

UW-La Crosse
Research Area(s): Healthy Recreational & Transportation Water Use, Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants, Watershed Management & Restoration
Associate dean for the College of Science and Health. Research interests: aquatic entomology, river ecology, mercury transport in freshwater food webs and the landscape ecology of watersheds, and higher education analytics.

Harrahy, Elisabeth

UW-Whitewater
Research Area(s): Agricultural Water Management, Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants, Watershed Management & Restoration
Associate professor of biology. Research interests: occurrence, persistence, and toxicity of contaminants (pesticides, nutrients, blue-green algal toxins, pharmaceuticals and personal care products and heavy metals) in aquatic ecosystems.

Jablonski, Marissa

Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin
Research Area(s): Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants
Executive director of the Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin. She is an accomplished water engineer, environmental advisor, and plastics-reduction expert who has worked in more than 45 countries.

Klienheinz, Greg

UW Oshkosh
Research Area(s): Great Lakes Monitoring & Restoration, Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants, Watershed Management & Restoration
Viessmann Chair, Professor, & Director of Environmental Research and Innovation Center. Research interests: microplastics, Great Lakes marine debris, sustainable stormwater technologies, well water monitoring, cyanobacterial toxins, microbial indicators of recreational/drinking water quality.

McLellan, Sandra

UW-Milwaukee
Research Area(s): Healthy Recreational & Transportation Water Use, Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants
Professor in the School of Freshwater Sciences. Research interests: bacterial genetics, fecal pollution, fate and transport of bacteria, pathogens in the environment and beach closing. 

Orlofske, Jessica

UW-Parkside
Research Area(s): Great Lakes Monitoring & Restoration, Healthy Recreational & Transportation Water Use, Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants, Watershed Management & Restoration
Associate professor of biology. Research interests: invertebrate ecology and conservation, aquatic ecology, wildlife parasitology and biostatistics.

Raff, Zach

UW-Stout
Research Area(s): Agricultural Water Management, Water Business & Finance
Assistant professor of economics. Research interests: environmental and natural resource economics, water economics and policy, nonmarket valuation, and benefit-cost analysis of regulatory policy.
Matthew TenEyck

TenEyck, Matthew

UW-Superior
Research Area(s): Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants
Director of the Lake Superior Research Institute. Research interests:  additive toxicity of chemicals to freshwater species, the toxic effects of several ballast water treatments systems to freshwater species, bioaccumulation, aquatic invasion ecology . 

Tyner, Emily

UW-Green Bay
Research Area(s): Water Quality Safety & Emerging Contaminants
Director of freshwater strategy. Professional interests: Bay of Green Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve designation; informal water education and outreach; developing and managing citizen science programs; public engagement in science decision-making; public understanding of science.