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Department Contacts

Key people


If you have any feedback about the Department feel free to contact the Chair or the Department Administrator. Alternatively, you can submit feedback anonymously to the Department Administrator using this google form. You must be signed in to a UW-Madison G-Suite account to submit feedback, but no personally identifying information is retained.

Directions to the Department

Street address

1630 Linden Drive
237 Russell Labs
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-262-6838
Fax: 608-262-3322

To reach a particular department member, visit the directory pages.
For Insect ID questions, contact the UW Insect Diagnostic Lab directly.

Interactive map:

A detailed interactive campus map can be viewed at:

Air travel

Dane County Regional Airport, on Madison’s northeast side, provides regional and national air service to and from Madison. Seventy-five flights daily connect passengers to 22 locations, reaching 600 domestic and 70 international destinations with one-stop service.

Driving directions

Madison is located in south central Wisconsin and is accessible via several major highways. Madison is a:

  • 1 1/2-hour drive from Milwaukee (via Interstate 94)
  • 2 1/2-hour drive from Chicago (via Interstate 90)
  • 4 1/2-hour drive from Minneapolis/St. Paul (via Interstate 94)
  • 2-hour drive from Dubuque (via US 151)

Getting to UW-Madison Entomology Department:

  • Take I-90 or US 151 to Hwy 12/18.
  • Follow Hwy 12/18 exit at Park Street (Exit 261 B).
  • Proceed north on Park Street about 5 miles to University Avenue.
  • Turn Left (West) on University Ave
  • Turn Right (North) on Charter Street
  • Turn Left (West) on Observatory Drive, cross Babcock Drive and travel ~0.15 miles
  • Turn Left (South) into Lot 36 parking lot (1645 Observatory Drive)
  • Walk out the south end of the lot toward the 8 story building (Russell labs)
  • Office is in Room 237 Russell (please stop by for parking pass)