Ken Bradbury

Ken Bradbury

Director and State Geologist

Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey

Ken Bradbury is the Director of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, and State Geologist, whose research has focused on characterizing the state’s groundwater resources and modeling groundwater flow from recharge areas to wellheads. 

He is a fellow of the Geological Society of America, a member of the Groundwater Research Advisory Council at the University of Wisconsin, a member of the Wisconsin State Natural Areas Council, and the Wisconsin Groundwater Coordinating Council and formerly served on the Water Science and Technology Board of the Natural Research Council. 


We thank The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.