Welcome to my UW Madison webpage! Use the links above in the menu to learn more about my expertise in teaching and field botany.

For more about my background and research, please visit my personal site here.

A helpful Q&A that can tell you all about me and more was done by the Botany Department in 2018, and can be found here.

If you are looking for the Botany Garden and Greenhouse webpage click here.

University of Wisconsin Madison
Department of Botany
​430 Lincoln Drive
Room 144 Birge Hall
Madison, WI

email: jordonthaden < @ > wisc.edu

cell: 608 < 228 > 8925

Dec. 2009 – PhD in Biology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg Institute for Plant Science (HIP), Germany              

May 2005 – M.Sc. in Biology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, U.S.A.

May 2000 – B.Sc. in Chemistry, UNL, School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, U.S.A.

May 2000 – B.Sc. in Horticultural Science, UNL, School of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Department of Horticulture, U.S.A.


  • American Society of Plant Taxonomists, Secretary
  • North American Nagoya Protocol Action Team