• Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest
Skip Wittler

George “Skip” Wittler

Professor Emeritus of Biology, Director of Ceresco Conservancy

[email protected]
Office: Farr 202

Basic Information


  • 1971 B.A., Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, biology
  • 1977 M.A., University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, botany
  • 1984 Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, Texas, botany

Courses Taught

  • Environmental Studies
  • Biology of Plants
  • Plant Anatomy and Physiology
  • Terrestrial Ecology
  • Ecology of the Boreal Forest

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Kappa Phi honor society
  • Severy Teaching Award, (two-time winner)
  • Underkofler Teaching Award, 1999


  • Articles in the American Journal of Botany
  • Numerous presentations at national meetings of the Botanical Society of America

Areas of Interest

  • Prairie ecology
  • Prairie restoration
  • Succession in the boreal forest
  • Anatomy of plant secretory structures