Glen FredlundGlen G. Fredlund

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Program Co-Chair, Petitions

Director, Conservation and Environmental Science Program

Office: Bolton Hall, Room 486
Phone: 414-229-6112
Fax: 414-229-3981
Web Site:

Mailing Address:

Professor Glen G. Fredlund
Department of Geography
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201


Ph.D., Interdepartmental Special Studies Degree Program, Quaternary Studies, Departments of Geology, Geography, and Systematics and Ecology, University of Kansas, 1992
M.A., Anthropology, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, 1983
B.A., Anthropology, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, 1977

Courses Taught:

Geog 340: Biogeography - Syllabus (45kb)
Geog 350: Conservation of Natural Resources - Online Syllabus (50kb)
Geog 475: Geography of Soils - Syllabus (67kb)

Office Hours:

T/R 11:00am - 1:00pm

Research and Teaching Interests:

Biogeography: Quaternary Climate Change and Vegetation Response, Landscape Ecology, GIS, and Conservation
Geomorphology: Fluvial and Eolian Response to Climate Change
Soils Geography: Soil Development and Landscape Evolution
Geoarchaeology: Reconstruction of Vegetation and Climate for Archeology

To learn more about these research interests or to visit the "Class Home Page", visit Dr. Glen Fredlund's Web Site.

Representative Publications:

Aeolian cliff-top deposits and buried soils in the White River Badlands, South Dakota, USA (with J. E. Rawling III and S. Mahan), The Holocene, 13(1), 2003, pp. 121-129.

Phytolith and Carbon Isotope Evidence for Late Quaternary Vegetation and Climate Change in the Southern Black Hills, South Dakota, (with L.L. Tieszen), Quaternary Research, 47, 1997, pp. 206-217.

Calibrating Grass Phytolith Assemblages in Climatic Terms: Application to Late Pleistocene Assemblages from Kansas and Nebraska, (with L.L. Tieszen), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 136, 1997, pp. 199-211.

Late Quaternary Pollen Record from Cheyenne Bottoms, Kansas, Quaternary Research, 43, 1995, pp. 67-79.

Modern Phytolith Assemblages from the North American Great Plains, (with L.L. Tieszen), Journal of Biogeography, 21, 1994, pp. 321-335.