Faculty

Carraher

Sally Carraher

   Assistant Professor 
 
   Ethnography, applied anthropology, medical anthropology, epidemiology,
   Indigenous health, decolonizing methodologies; Circumpolar North, Alaska.
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Medeia Csoba DeHass

   Assistant Professor (Alaska Native Studies and Anthropology)
 
   Anthropology of religion, collaborative ethnography, virtual repatriation, 
   digital humanities, ethnohistory; Circumpolar North, Lower Kenai Peninsula.
Dannenberg

Clare Dannenberg

   Assistant Professor (English and Anthropology)
 
   Linguistic anthropology, language boundaries, identity construction,
   language change, language and its role on policy; North America.
Hanson

Diane Hanson

   Associate Professor 
 
   Cultural resource management, archaeology, zooarchaeology, 
   North Pacific coastal archaeology; Aleutian Islands, Northwest Coast.
Harrod

Ryan Harrod

   Assistant Professor 
 
   Biological anthropology, bioarchaeology, paleopathology, stress
   trauma analysis, violence, inequality, U.S. Southwest, Great Basin, Alaska.
Lowe

Marie Lowe

   Assistant Professor (Anthropology, Public Policy, and ISER)
 
   Sociocultural anthropology, economic development, resource management,
   migration, youth culture, education; Alaska.
Ogilvie

Kristen Ogilvie

   Assistant Professor 
 
   Sociocultural anthropology, medical anthropology, behavioral health and 
   wellness, alcohol and substance abuse, and rural health disparities; Alaska.
White

Paul White

   Assistant Professor 
 
   Historical archaeology, GIS, landscape archaeology, ethnohistory,
   colonialism, industrialization, mining in the West, theory; North America.
Yesner

David Yesner

   Professor (Associate Dean of Graduate School) 
 
   Environmental archaeology, human ecology, and hunter-gatherers;
   Circumpolar North, Alaska, South America.

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Knott

Catherine Knott

   Assistant Professor
 
   Ecological anthropology, agriculture and agroforestry, African cultures,
   linguistics, traditional ecological knowledge; Alaska, Africa.

Kenai Campus 

Boraas

Alan Boraas

   Professor 
 
   Archaeology, ethnohistory, mythology, language and culture;
   South Coast Alaska.

Emeritus Faculty

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Phyllis Fast

   Professor 
 
   Social anthropology, gender, Alaska Native art;
   North America.
Feldman

Kerry Feldman

   Professor 
 
   Anthropological theory, Engaged and applied anthropology;
   Alaska, Southeast Asia.
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Steve Langdon

   Professor 
 
   Ecological and economic anthropology, ethnohistory, maritime anthropology,
   policy, theory; Northwest Coast, Alaska.
Veltre

Douglas Veltre

   Professor 
 
   Historical archaeology, ethnohistory;
   Aleutian Islands, Pribilof Islands.
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William Workman

   Professor 
 
   Archaeology, traditional cultures;
   Arctic, Subarctic, Northwest Coast, Alaska.

Term Faculty

Grover

Margan Grover

   Instructor 
 
   Historical archaeology, ethnoarchaeology;
   Alaska, Russian America.
Mitchell

Roy Mitchell

   Instructor 
 
   Sociolinguistics, language and cognition, endangered language
   survival, Alaska Native languages; Circumpolar North, Alaska.

Adjunct Faculty

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Katherine Day

   Adjunct Instructor 
 
   Cultural anthropology, forensic anthropology, archaeology, mortuary studies; 
   Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Haiti, Rwanda, Nepal.
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Davin Holen

   Adjunct Instructor 
 
   Subsistence, fisheries anthropology, human-environment interactions, 
   socio-economic systems, applied anthropology; Alaska, West Africa.
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Rachel Mason

   Adjunct Instructor 
 
   Ethnohistory, Native Alaskan cultures, subsistence, fishing communities,
   kinship, social network analysis; Alaska.
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Hannah Voorhees

   Adjunct Instructor 
 
   

Affiliate Faculty

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Aron Crowell

   Alaska Director (Arctic Studies Center - Smithsonian Institution) 
 
   Cultural anthropology, archaeology, oral history, museum anthropology;
   Alaska, Northwest Coast.