Jesse Lee Kercheval was born in France, raised in Florida, and has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1987.
Meet The Fellows
Between 1976 and 2002 Ginny Moore Kruse was director of the Cooperative Children's Book Center, a non-circulating children's and young adult literature library of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Patty Loew is a professor in the Medill School of Journalism and Director of the Indigenous Research Center at Northwestern University in Chicago.
Robert D. Mathieu is the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a Wisconsin Academy Fellow. His research involves the formation and evolution of stars and the dynamics of star clusters. He also leads the national Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning and is the director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.
Microbial ecologist and educator Stephen Nold is recognized for blurring the lines between original research and undergraduate education. Using the tools of discipline-based education research, he studies how classroom students learn when they perform original scientific studies. His numerous scientific articles describing diversity and activity of bacteria in nature feature undergraduate student authors, many of whom participated in projects by signing up for a university course.
Paula McCarthy Panczenko joined the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Tandem Press in 1989 and became Director in 1994. Tandem Press is recognized as one of the leading fine art presses in the United States and exhibits its prints in New York, Chicago, and Miami annually. Tandem has attracted major American artists to Madison including Judy Pfaff, David Lynch, Suzanne Caporael, Jim Dine, Sam Gilliam and Alison Saar.
Russell Panczenko has been the director and chief curator of the Chazen Museum of Art since October, 1984. As director and chief curator, Panczenko has grown the collection, through acquisitions and gifts, from approximately 12,000 objects at his arrival to more than 21,000 today, making it the second largest collection of art in Wisconsin.
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