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Robert Wallace

  • Professor
  • Ripon College

    Research interests

    RotiferaInvertebrate ZoologyFreshwater ecology


    I received my B.S. (major Zoology; minor in Chemistry) from the University of Rhode Island (1970) and my Ph.D. (Aquatic Ecology; Invertebrate Zoology) from Dartmouth College (1975). After graduate school I received postdoctoral training in Aquatic Ecology at the University of Washington (1975–77). My research focuses on rotifers, including their general biology, taxonomy, ecology, and dispersal. I am also involved in eutrophication studies of Wisconsin lakes. I have published >100 works, including research and review papers, book chapters, book reviews, laboratory manuals, study guides and test banks, as well as helping to edit four symposium volumes for Hydrobiologia. Ripon College has honored me seven times for teaching excellence (1981, 1982, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2006, and 2015).

    Professional experience


    Ripon College

    August 1977 - Present


    Biological Sciences

    Dartmouth College

    September 1970 - June 1975(5 years)


    University of Rhode Island

    September 1966 - June 1970(4 years)