Faculty


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Rosemarie J. Alexander-Isett
Term Assistant Professor of Communication
Juneau
M.A., Ph.D. Michigan State University

Jason M. Amundson
Assistant Professor of Geophysics
Juneau
B.S. University of Minnesota
M.S., Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Susan Andrews
Term Assistant Professor of Education
Juneau
B.S. Ed. Southwest Texas University
M.Ed. National-Louis University

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Paul Bahna
Term Assistant Professor of Biology
Sitka
M.D., DPH Ain Shams University, Egypt
Posdoctoral Fellowship in Infectious Diseases,
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas

Valerie Barber
Adjunct Faculty of Chemistry
Sitka
B.S. Florida Institute of Technology
M.S., Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Deborah Barnett
Adjunct Faculty of Biology
Sitka
B.S., M.S., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison

Heather L Batchelder
Assistant Professor of Education
Juneau
B.A. University of Florida
M.A., Ph.D. University of Central Florida

Lauren Bell
Adjunct Faculty of Fisheries Technology
Sitka
B.S. Stanford University

Clare Bennett
Term Assistant Professor of Humanities
Ketchikan
B.A. College of White Plains
M.A. Middlebury College

Carolyn A Bergstrom
Associate Professor of Marine Biology
Juneau
(joint appointment with UAF)
B.S. University of Arizona
Ph.D. University of Victoria, British Columbia

Allison Bidlack
Director of Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center
Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences
Juneau
B.S. University of Michigan
M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

John Blanchard
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Juneau
B.S. University of Dayton
M.B.A. University of Toledo
C.P.A State of Oregon
C.M.A. State of Michigan

Brian Blitz
Professor of Mathematics
Juneau
B.S. University of Chicago
M.S. Northern Arizona University
Ph.D. Washington State University

Michael Boyer
Associate Professor of Law Science
Juneau
B.L.A. University of Alaska Southeast
M.S. Texas A&M Commerce
J.D. University of Oregon

Reid Brewer
Associate Professor of Fisheries Technology
Sitka
B.S. United States Military Academy at West Point
M.S., Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Charla A. Brown
Chair of the Business Administration Program
Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management
Juneau
B.A., M.S. Lamar University
Ph.D. Brigham Young University

Jennifer K. Brown
Term Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Studies and Anthropology
Ketchikan
B.A. Fort Lewis College
A.B.D. University of Pennsylvania

Brian Buma
Assistant Professor of Forest Ecosystem Ecology
Juneau
B.S., M.A. Western Washington University
Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder

Jill Burkert
Associate Professor of Education
Juneau
B.S. Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia
M.Ed. George Mason University
Ph.D. University of South Florida

Megan Buzby
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Juneau
B.A. Adams State University
M.S., Ph.D. Colorado State University

Michael L. Byer
Adjunct Faculty of Education
Juneau
B.S.Bemidji State University
M.Ed. University of Alaska Anchorage
M.Ed. University of Alaska Southeast

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Brandon M Chapman
Term Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Ketchikan
B.A. DePauw University
M.S.S. Utah State University
Ph.D. Washington State University

Marnie Chapman
Professor of Biology
Sitka
B.A., M.A. Humboldt State University
M.S. Saint Joseph College

Nina Chordas
Associate Professor of English
Juneau
B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz
M.A. University of Idaho
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Delores Churchill
Adjunct Faculty of Northwest Coast Art
Ketchikan
Honorary Doctor of Humanities, University of Alaska Southeast</br>

Cathy L. Connor
Professor of Geology, Emerita
Juneau
B.S., M.S. Stanford University
Ph.D. University of Montana

Keith Marlin Cox
Term Assistant Professor of Marine Fisheries
Juneau
B.S. Centenary College of Louisiana
M.S. Texas State University
Ph.D. West Virginia University

David B. Cox II
Library Assistant
Serials and Electronic Resources
Juneau
B.A. University of Denver
M.S.L.I.S. Syracuse University

John Cryderman
Adjunct Faculty of Law Enforcement
Sitka

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Mique'l Dangeli
Assistant Professor, Alaska Native Studies
Juneau
B.A. UNiversity of Washinton
M.A., Ph.D. University of British Columbia

Deborah Davis
Adjunct Faculty of Health Sciences CPR/First Aid
Ketchikan
B.S. DePauw University

Andrea L. Dewees
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Juneau
B.A. The Evergreen State College
M.A., Ph.D. University of Michigan

Kathy DiLorenzo
Associate Professor of Public Administration
Juneau
B.S., M.P.A., D.A. Idaho State University

Tom Dolan
Power Technology Program Head
Term Assistant Professor
Juneau
A.A.S. University of Alaska Anchorage

Christopher Donar
Assistant Professor of Science
Ketchikan
B.S., M.S. Eastern Michigan University
Ph.D. University of Michigan

Jill Dumesnil
Professor of Mathematics
Juneau
B.S. Lamar University
M.S., Ph.D. Louisiana State University

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Derek J Eby
Term Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Juneau
B.S., B.A. University of Indianapolis
M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder

William Elliott
Term Assistant Professor of English
Juneau
B.A. University of Puget Sound
Ph.D. University of California Davis

Carrie Enge
Adjunct Faculty of English
Juneau
B.A., M.A. Wayne State University

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Justin Fantasia
Term Assistant Professor of Construction Technology
Juneau
B.S. University of Massachusetts Amherst

Clint J. Farr
Adjunct of Medical Sciences
Juneau
B.S., M. S. Colorado State University

Susie Feero
Assistant Professor of Health Information Management
Sitka
B.A. University of Hawaii, Hilo
M.Ed. University of Alaska Southeast

Jason B. Fellman
Term Research Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Juneau
B.S. University of Scranton
M.S. Washington State University
Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Marjorie Fields
Professor of Education, Emeritus
Juneau
B.A. Central Washington State University
M.S. Portland State University
Ed.D. Arizona State University

Claire Fine
Assistant Professor Marine Transportation and Operations
Ketchikan
B.S. State University of New York

Virgil Fredenberg
Professor of Education
Juneau
B.S., M.S., Ed.D. Montana State University

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Robin Gilcrist
Construction Technology Program Head
Assistant Professor
Juneau
A.A. Sacramento City College
B.A. University of Hawaii, Manoa
M.Ed. University of Alaska Southeast

Leslie Gordon
Assistant Director of Academic Affairs
Health Information Management Program Director
Associate Professor of Health Information Management
Sitka
A.A.S. University of Alaska Southeast
B.A., M.S. College of St. Scholastica

Lee Graham
Associate Professor of Education
Juneau
B.S. Mississippi University for Women
M.S., Ed.S., Ph.D. Mississippi State University

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Maren Haavig
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Chair of the Accounting Program
Juneau
B.A. Western Washington University
B.B.A., M.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast
C.P.A. State of Alaska

Richard Hacker
Professor of Law Science, Emeritus
Juneau
B.A. St. Mary of the Lake University
M.S.W. University of Maryland
J.D. University of New Mexico

Julie Hamilton
Assistant Professor of Accounting
Juneau
B.S. Arizona State University
M.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast
C.P.A. State of Alaska

Elizabeth Hartley
Term Assistant Professor of Education
Juneau
B.A. College of Sante Fe
M.A. University of Northern Colorado
Ph.D. University of Colorado

John Hartog III
Adjunct Faculty of Philosophy
Sitka

Sherry Hassell
Adjunct Faculty of Accounting
Juneau
B.B.A., M.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast
C.P.A. State of Alaska

Caroline Hassler
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science
Technical Services Librarian
Juneau
B.A. University of Pennsylvania
M.L.S. University of Maryland
M.L.A. Harvard University Extension School

Ben Hastings
Adjunct Faculty of Maritime
Ketchikan
Master 100 Ton License
USCG Approved Instructor

Christopher Hay-Jahans
Professor of Mathematics
Juneau
B.S. University of Oregon
M.A. University of Maine
D.A. Idaho State University

Ernestine Hayes
Assistant Professor of English
Juneau
B.L.A. University of Alaska Southeast
M.F.A. University of Alaska Anchorage

Daniel Henry
Adjunct Faculty of Communications
Sitka
B.S. Oregon College of Education
M.S. University of Oregon

Erica Hill
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Juneau
B.A. University of Florida
M.A., Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Tracy Hirayama
Adjunct Faculty of Health Sciences - CNA
Ketchikan
B.S.N. East Central University

Dustin Hofeling
Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration
Juneau
B.S. Southern Utah University
M.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast

Lisa Hoferkamp
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Juneau
B.S. University of Idaho
M.S. Florida State University
Ph.D. Neuchatel University (Switzerland)

Elizabeth Hoffman
Adjunct Faculty of Information Systems
Juneau
B.A. University of Montana
M.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast

Teresa Holt
Adjunct Faculty of Mathematics
Sitka
B.Ed. Texas Christian University
M.Ed. University of Alaska Anchorage

Eran Hood
Professor of Environmental Science
Juneau
(joint appointment with UAF)
B.A. Harvard College
M.A., Ph.D. University of Colorado

Ken Horn
Term Assistant Professor of Power Technology / Welding
Ketchikan
Journeyman Pipefitter/Welder

Pat Hughes
Adjunct Faculty of Construction Technology
Sitka
A.A.S. University of Alaska Southeast
B.S. University of Alaska Anchorage

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Colleen Ianuzzi
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Ketchikan
B.S., M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Haley Johnson
Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration
Juneau
B.S. University of Central Texas
M.B.A. University of Texas Arlington

Alberta Jones
Assistant Professor of Education
Juneau
B.Ed., M.Ed. University of Alaska Southeast
M.Ed. University of Alaska Anchorage

Tommy Joseph
Adjunct Faculty of Northwest Coast Arts
Sitka

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Jeremy Kane
Associate Professor of Art
Juneau
B.F.A. University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.F.A. Ohio University

Sandi Kelly
Adjunct Faculty of Health Sciences - First Aid & CPR
Juneau

Susan L. Kendig
Term Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Juneau
B.S. Linfield College
M.S. University of California Santa Cruz

Susan Koester
Professor of Communication, Emeritus
Juneau
B.A., M.A. San Diego State University
Ph.D. The Union Institute

Kevin Krein
Director of Outdoor Studies
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Juneau
B.A. Willamette University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Toronto

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Kitty LaBounty
Term Assistant Professor of Biology
Sitka
B.S. University of Washington
M.S. University of California at Riverside

Jonas Lamb
Assistant Professor of Library and Information Science
Public Services Librarian
Juneau
B.A. University of Michigan
M.L.I.S. Drexel University

Rod Landis
Professor of English
Ketchikan
B.S. Toccoa Falls College
M.A. University of Georgia
M. Litt. Breadloaf School of English, Middlebury College

Martin Laster
Associate Professor of Education
Juneau
B.A. Ohio University
M.A., M.P.A., Ph.D. University of Denver

Joe Liddle
Professor of Mathematics
Sitka
B.S. Northern Michigan University
M.S. Western Washington University
M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Roby Littlefield
Adjunct Faculty of Alaskan Language
Sitka

Jeffrey Lofthus
Professor of Education
Juneau
B.S., M.A., Ph.D. University of North Dakota

Angela A Lunda
Term Assistant Professor of Education
Juneau
B.S. University of Washington
M.Ed., University of Alaska Anchorage

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Renee Mackey
Adjunct of Law Enforcement
Sitka
B.S. Wayland Baptist University

Kevin Maier
Associate Professor of English
Humanities Department Chair
Juneau
B.A. Western Washington University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Oregon

Suzanne Malter
Term Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and CNA
Juneau
B.S.N. University of Oregon Health Sciences Center
M.S.Ed. Portland State University

Joel A. Markis
Assistant Professor of Fisheries Technology
Sitka
M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks
B.S. Montana State University

Jon Martin
Assistant Professor of Biology
Sitka
B.S., M.S. Portland State University

Dave Marvel
Professor of Education
Juneau
B.S., M.S. Florida Institute of Technology
Ed.D. Montana State University

Colleen McKenna
Chair of the Business Administration Program
Associate Professor of Information Systems
Juneau
B.A. St. Michael’s College
M.S.L.I.S. Florida State University
M.S. University of Illinois Springfield

Daniel Monteith
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Juneau
B.A., M.A. University of Chicago
M.A., Ph.D. Michigan State University

Roman Motyka
Research Professor Emeritus, Geophysical Institute, UAF
Juneau
B.A. St. Mary’s University
M.S. Michigan State University
Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Sonia Nagorski
Assistant Professor of Geology
Juneau
B.A. Amherst College
M.S., Ph.D. University of Montana

Michael Navarro
Assistant Professor of Marine Fisheries
Juneau
B.S. University of California Los Angeles
M.S. California State University Fullerton
University of California San Diego

Sol Neely
Associate Professor of English
Juneau
B.A., M.A. University of Alaska Anchorage
Ph.D. Purdue University

Neil Nickerson
Term Assistant Professor of Marine Transportation
Ketchikan
B.S. Arizona State University
M.A. Naval War College New Port RI
Master, Any Gross tons upon oceans
USCG approved instructor

David Hoogland Noon
Associate Professor of History
Juneau
B.A. James Madison University
M.A., Ph.D. University of Minnesota

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Larry O'Loane
Term Assistant Professor of Power Technology
Ketchikan
A.A.S. Oregon Institute of Technology

Jason Ohler
Professor of Education, Emeritus
Juneau
B.A. University of Toronto
M.Ed. University of Alaska Southeast
Ph.D. Simon Fraser University

Lawrence Lee Oldaker
Professor of Education, Emeritus
Juneau
B.S. Appalachian State University
M.Ed. The College of William and Mary
Ed.D. University of Georgia

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Heidi Pearson
Assistant Professor of Marine Biology
Juneau
(joint appointment with UAF)
B.S. Duke University
Ph.D. Texas A&M University

Art Petersen
Professor of English, Emeritus
Juneau
A.A. Sierra College
B.A., M.A. California State University, Sacramento
Ph.D. The Union Institute

Julie Pierce
Adjunct Faculty of Accounting
Juneau
B.B.A., M.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast
C.P.A. State of Alaska

Andrzej Piotrowski
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Juneau
B.S., M.S. University of New Hampshire
Ph.D. University of Hawaii

James E. Powell
Term Assistant Professor of Public Administration
Juneau
B.A. Rochester Institute of Technology
M.P.A. University of Alaska Southeast
Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Timothy Powers Jr.
Adjunct Faculty of Information Systems
Juneau
B.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast

Tim Powers Sr.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
Juneau
B.S. U.S. Coast Guard Academy
M.S. Naval Postgraduate School

Allen Puckett
Term Assistant Professor of Welding Technology
Sitka
AWS Certified Welding Educator
AWS Certified Welding Inspector

Sanjay Pyare
BS Geography Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Environmental Science
Juneau
(joint appointment with UAF) B.A. Hartwick College
Ph.D. University of Nevada

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John Radzilowski
Associate Professor of History
Ketchikan
B.A. SW State University
Ph.D. Arizona State University

Robert K. Rice
Adjunct Faculty of Maritime
Ketchikan
Master 200 Tons License
USCG Approved Instructor

Lisa K Richardson
Assistant Professor of Education
Juneau
B.A. Montana State University
M.A. Middlebury College
Ph.D. University of Arizona

Teri Rofkar
Adjunct Faculty of Northwest Coast Art
Sitka
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, University of Alaska Southeast

Linda Rosenthal
Professor of Music, Emerita
Juneau
B.A. Indiana University
Los Angeles School of Performing Arts Ph.D. Union Institute

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Amy K Samuel
Medical Assisting Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medical Assisting
Sitka
A.S. Whatcom Community College
B.A. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Jerry Schoenberger
Term Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Juneau
B.A. University of Guam
M.A. Consortium of California State Universities & Colleges

Priscilla Schulte
Ketchikan Campus Director
Professor of Anthropology/Sociology
Ketchikan
B.A., M.A. University of Connecticut
Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Amanda K. Sesko
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Juneau
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Ph.D. University of Kansas

David Sexton
Adjunct Faculty of Law Enforcement
Sitka
A.A. Bellevue Community College
B.A. The Evergreen State College
M.A. University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.A. University of California Dominquez Hills

Ivan Show
Adjunct Faculty of Business and Public Administration
Juneau
B.M.Ed., B.S., M.S. University of Southern Mississippi
Ph.D. Texas A&M University

Richard F. Simpson
Assistant Professor of Humanities
Juneau
B.A., M.A. University of Florida
Ph.D. Stanford University

Kristy Smith
Adjunct Faculty of Business Administration
Juneau
B.B.A. University of Alaska Southeast
M.B.A. Jones International University
Ph.D. University of Phoenix

Katy Spangler
Professor of Education
Juneau
B.A., M.Ed., Ph.D. University of Washington

Ann Spehar
Term Assistant Professor of Economics
Ketchikan
B.A. University of Washington
M.A., M.S Montana State University

Michael Stekoll
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Juneau
(joint appointment with UAF) B.S. Stanford University
Ph.D. University of California at Los Angeles

Jan Straley
Term Associate Professor of Marine Biology
Sitka
B.S. University of Washington
M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Alice Taff
Affiliate Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages
Juneau
B.A., M.A.T. University of Louisville
M.A., Ph.D. University of Washington

David Tallmon
Professor of Biology
Juneau
(joint appointment with UAF) B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz
M.S., Ph.D. University of Montana

Sherry Tamone
Natural Sciences Department Chair
Professor of Biology
Juneau
(joint appointment with UAF) B.S. San Francisco State University
Ph.D. University of California at Davis

Sherrie Tinsley-Myers
Program Director of Justice/Law Enforcement
Term Assistant Professor
Sitka
B.S. City University
M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Math Trafton
Assistant Professor of English
Sitka
B.S., B.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder

Pete Traxler
Executive Dean of Career Education
Assistant Professor of Construction Technology
Juneau
B.B.A. Crown College

Lance (X̱’unei) A Twitchell
Assistant Professor of Alaska Native Languages
Juneau
B.A. University of Minnesota
M.F.A. University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Christine J. Urata
Health Sciences Program Head
Associate Professor of Health Sciences
Juneau
B.S.N. Pacific Lutheran University
M.N. University of Washington

William Urquhart
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Ketchikan
B.S. Oregon State University
M.A., Ph.D. Tulane University

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Lora E Vess
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Juneau
B.A. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.A. Northern Arizona University
Ph.D. University of Oregon

Neil Voelckers
Term Assistant Professor of Power Technology
Juneau
A.A.S. University of Alaska Southeast

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Forest J Wagner
Term Assistant Professor of Outdoor Studies
Juneau
B.L.A. University of Alaska Southeast

Emily Wall
Associate Professor of English
Juneau
B.A. Colby College
M.F.A. University of Arizona

Rosemary Walling
Adjunct Faculty Astronomy
Sitka
B.S. Austin Peay
M.A. Boston University
Ph.D. University of California at Davis

Robin Walz
Chair of Social Sciences
Professor of History
Juneau
B.A. Whitworth College
M.A. San Francisco State University
Ph.D. University of California at Davis

Jennifer Ward
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science
Outreach Services Librarian
Juneau
A.L.B. Harvard Extension School
M.L.I.S. University of Hawaii, Manoa

Peggy Weaver
Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration
Juneau
B.A. Antioch University

Maria Weeg
Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration
Juneau

Teague Whalen
Associate Professor of English and Communication
Ketchikan
B.A. University of Michigan
M.F.A. Northern Michigan University

Vickie Williams
School of Management Dean
Associate Professor of Accounting
Juneau
B.S. Pennsylvania State University
M.B.A. Fordham University
C.P.A. State of New York

Glenn D. Wright
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Juneau
B.A. University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.A.T. University of Alaska Southeast
M.A., Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder

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Elizabeth Zacher
Assistant Professor of Art
Sitka
B.F.A. The Hartford Art School
M.F.A. Ohio University

Steven Ziegenfuss
Assistant Professor of Power Technology
Juneau

Alison Ziegler
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ketchikan
B.A., M.S., Ph.D. University of Michigan