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James W. Perry

TitleDr. James W. Perry

Professor/CEO/Campus Dean

Educational Background

  • UW-Marathon County, 1966-68
  • B.S., UW-Madison, Zoology and Secondary Education, 1971
  • M.S., UW-Madison, Botany and Zoology, 1973
  • Ph.D., UW-Madison, Botany and Plant Pathology, 1982

Areas of Expertise

  • Ultrastructural plant anatomy
  • Plant structure
  • Vascular wilt diseases
  • Ultrastructural plant anatomy


  • American Association of Colleges and Universities
  • Botanical Society of America
  • Izaak Walton League
  • National Association of Biology Teachers
  • Nature Conservancy
  • Pheasants Forever
  • Phi Eta Sigma (Honorary Membership)
  • Rotary International
  • Sierra Club
  • Sigma Xi the Scientific Research Society
  • Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters

Board Affiliations

  • Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and Industry Executive Committee
  • Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve
  • Northeastern Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance
  • Capital Grants Committee of the Fox Cities Convention and Visitor’s Bureau
  • Environmental Stewardship Fund Grants within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region
  • Alliance for Education
  • Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters

Other Interests

  • An eclectic individual whose somewhat restricted personal life focuses on activities that would be expected from a northern Wisconsin boy - Hunting, dog training, old cars and tractors, and do-it-yourself projects that he should not undertake.

Courses Taught

  • General Botany