William G. Wilson
Associate Professor of Biology

I earned my physics Ph.D. at the University of Hawaii on a topic in condensed matter theory using computer simulations and mathematics. I transferred those interdisciplinary skills to geophysics, fluid flow, and theoretical evolutionary ecology at the University of Calgary and UC Santa Barbara. In 2001 I earned tenure in the Duke Zoology department, which then merged with Botany into Biology. In 2007, amid funding difficulties, I directed my studies toward urban environmental issues and environmental inequities. I published two books, Constructed Climates (2011) and Stormwater (2016), with University of Chicago Press.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 250 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
  • Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338

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