Todd A. Wildermuth received a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences from the University of Illinois. He has published in the fields of ecological economics, land use policy, and environmental history.
Before joining the law school in 2011, Todd was founder and principal of Rabbitbrush Research, a consulting company that provided research and strategic advice to non-profit conservation organizations. Past clients have included Friends of the Chicago River, Prairie Rivers Network, the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, and the Center for Biological Diversity.
Todd's current research project is a book-length manuscript on the natural history of North American quaking aspen, the most widely distributed tree species on the continent. He also maintains active research in sustainable metropolitan design and the conservation of rare and endangered species. Todd is currently an associate editor and book review editor for the Journal of Environmental Studies, the journal of the Association of Environmental Studies and Sciences