Karasov named AAAS fellow

November 25, 2013

William H. Karasov, a professor of wildlife ecology and faculty affiliate of the Nelson Institute, was among 338 individuals elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), it was announced Nov. 25.

Karasov, one of four members of the University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty receiving the distinction, was recognized "for distinguished contributions to physiological ecology, particularly in the areas of comparative and evolutionary digestive physiology with implications for basic science and ecological management."

According to the citation from AAAS, individuals elevated to the rank of fellow are recognized for scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications.

New fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a rosette pin on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2014 AAAS Annual Meeting in Chicago.