Larry Meiller

Credentials: Retirement Date: 2022

Position title: Professor Emeritus

Larry Meiller is a professor emeritus in the Department of Life Sciences Communication and host of “The Larry Meiller Show,” a 90-minute, call-in talk show heard each weekday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Wisconsin Public Radio. Meiller teaches broadcast classes and has received the Outstanding Advisor Award and the Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Meiller has won numerous awards for his radio work, covering topics such as the environment, health, consumer issues, and more, and was inducted into the Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2017. He has advised about 250 master’s and doctoral students, played a vital role in launching UW’s student radio station WSUM, and served on nearly 30 college and campus committees, with a particular focus on student affiars and international activities.