Emmet Judziewicz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Biology
Curator, Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Office: CNR 301
Phone: (715) 346-4248
Fax: (715) 346-3624
Email: ejudziew@uwsp.edu 
 

Education

Ph.D., Botany - Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (1987)
M.S., Botany - Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (1985)
B.A., Geography - University of Wisconsin-Parkside (1979)


Research Areas

Taxonomy, anatomy, morphology, and evolution of tropical grasses, especially the woody bamboos (Bambusoideae, especially Aulonemia) and basal grasses (Anomochlooideae and Pharoideae) of the Latin American tropics; also grasses of Madagascar.
 
Taxonomy, ecology, and conservation of plants of the western Great Lakes region, especially islands; strategies to conserve and enhance rare species populations.
 
Public outreach through the development of CD-ROMs, conventional published field guides, and online information.​

Courses

Bio 342/542 - Vascular Plant Taxonomy
Bio 345/545 - Agrostology
Bio 347/547 - Aquatic Vascular Plants
Bio 489/698 - Pigeon Lake "field botany"
Bio 490/690 - Tropical Plant Biology

Links

Robet W. Freckmann Herbarium​

Awards

2008 University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point “Excellence in Scholarship” Award.
2008,
2007,
2003
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Biology “Excellence in Scholarship” Award.
1988 Madison (Wisconsin) Audobon Society Outstanding Environmentalist Award (as member of the Wisconsin Forest Conservation Task Force).
1987 Sierra Club (John Muir Chapter, Madison, Wisconsin) award for outstanding achievement in National Forest Planning[as member of the Wisconsin Forest Conservation Task Force].
Books
2009 Merel R. Black & Emmet J. Judziewicz. “Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region: A Comprehensive Field Guide.” xxxix + 275 pp. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.
2007 Merel R. Black & E.J. Judziewicz. Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest. Cornerstone Press.
1999 E.J. Judziewicz, Lynn G. Clark, Ximena Londoño, and Margaret J. Stern. American Bamboos. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 392 pp.
1991 E.J. Judziewicz. Family 187. Poaceae. 1991 [as 1990]. In A.R.A. Görts van Rijn, ed., Flora of the Guianas, Series A: Phanerogams. Koeltz Scientific Publications, Königstein, Germany. 727 pp.

Books

2009 Merel R. Black & Emmet J. Judziewicz. “Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region: A Comprehensive Field Guide.” xxxix + 275 pp. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.
2007 Merel R. Black & E.J. Judziewicz. Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest. Cornerstone Press.
1999 E.J. Judziewicz, Lynn G. Clark, Ximena Londoño, and Margaret J. Stern. American Bamboos. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 392 pp.
1991 E.J. Judziewicz. Family 187. Poaceae. 1991 [as 1990]. In A.R.A. Görts van Rijn, ed., Flora of the Guianas, Series A: Phanerogams. Koeltz Scientific Publications, Königstein, Germany. 727 pp.

Field Work

Chile Fieldwork on high-elevation Andean grasses from 6 March – 12 April 2001, in association with Dr. Paul M. Peterson, Smithsonian Institution, and Dr. Oscar Matthei, Universidad de Concepción, Chile.
Ecuador Fieldwork on high-elevation grasses from 9 May - 9 June 1990, in association with Dr. Paul M. Peterson, Smithsonian Institution.
Guyana Field work on grasses of the Kaieteur plateau and Mt. Kopinang regions, March-April, 1988, with support of the Biodiversity of the Guianas: Botany program of the Smithsonian Institution.
Brazil (Including the states of Bahia and Rio de Janeiro) to study biology of the herbaceous bamboo Anomochloa marantoidea, with support from the Smithsonian Institution Lowland Tropical Research Fund; February-March 1986.
Mexico Botanical exploration of the Reserva Biosphérica Sierra de Manantlán, Jalisco, December 1984-January 1985, collecting 800 numbers with Theodore S. Cochrane and Rafael Guzmán Mejia under the auspices of the Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, and the University of Wisconsin, with funding from The Nature Conservancy International and the Allen Herbarium Fund.
Costa Rica December 1983-January 1984 to restudy Pharus sites visited in early 1983.
Costa Rica
& Panama
Studied biology of the bambusoid grass genus Pharus in, January-May 1983; also general collecting in those countries, about 1,800 numbers individually and with others.
Mexico General collecting in states of Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Hidalgo, Veracruz, and Oaxaca, December 1981 - January 1982. Travelled extensively in Western United States, Canada and Hawaii. (30 trips, 1974-2007), with about 1,000 plant collections.
Wisconsin,
Minnesota,
& Michigan
1975-present. In Wisconsin: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest; Black River, Flambeau River, and Northern Highlands-American Legion State Forests; Menominee, Lac du Flambeau, Red Cliff, and Bad River Indian Reservations; Door County Islands; and St. Croix National Scenic Riverway. In Michigan: Isle Royale National Park, Huron Islands, Trap Hills (Ottawa National Forest), Keweenaw Peninsula, and Grand Traverse Islands in Lake Michigan.


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