Shawn Kaeppler, agronomy, has been elected Fellow of the Crop Science Society of America, an honor bestowed on only 0.3% of the society’s active and emeritus members for “professional achievements and meritorious service.” The official presentation of 2010 CSSA Fellows will take place at a special awards ceremony during the CSSA’s annual meeting, Oct.31-Nov.3 in Long Beach, CA.
Here’s Kaeppler’s bio, as printed in the CSSA announcement:
Shawn Kaeppler is a Rothermel-Bascom Professor of Agronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received a B.S. degree in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Ph.D. degree in Plant Breeding and Genetics from the University of Minnesota. His program focuses on maize genetics and plant breeding. Dr. Kaeppler served as an associate and technical Editor of Crop Science, an associate editor of The Plant Genome, and has been active in the Crop Science Society of America including service as a CSSA Board member.