John Joseph Magnuson

Title: Professor Emeritus

Company: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Location: Madison, WI United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Recipient, Co-chair Waters of Wisconsin Project, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters (2001-2003)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Achievement Award, University of Minnesota (2003)
  • Honoree, Named Team Member of the Month, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (2002)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (2002)
  • Recipient, Hilldale Award, Biological Science Division, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1999-2000)
  • Recipient, Award of Excellence, American Fisheries Society (2000)
  • Recipient, National Science Foundation Midcareer Fellowship, University of Washington (1992)
  • Recipient, Wisconsin Idea Award in Natural Policy (1990)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award (1980)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the Midwest (2000-2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America (1996-2002)


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, The University of British Columbia
  • Master of Science, University of Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota

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Photo Credit: E. Glasner, 2007

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