Faculty

Anchorage Campus 

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Sally Carraher

Assistant Professor
Phone: 907-280-7222
sfcarraher@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Ethnography, applied anthropology, medical anthropology, epidemiology, Indigenous health, and decolonizing methodologies.
Circumpolar North, Western Arctic and Subarctic.
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Clare Danneberg

Assistant Professor (English and Anthropology)
Phone: 907-786-1778
cjdannenberg@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Linguistic anthropology, language boundaries, identity construction, language change, and language and its role on policy.
North America
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Phyllis Fast

Professor
Phone: 907-786-6452

 
Social anthropology, gender, Alaska Native art.
North America
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Diane Hanson

Associate Professor -- Chair
Phone: 907-786-6842

 
Cultural Resource Management, archaeology, zoo archaeology, and North Pacific coastal archaeology.
Aleutian Islands and Northwest Coast.
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Ryan Harrod

Assistant Professor
Phone: 907-786-4989

 
Biological anthropology, skeletal biology, bioarchaeology, paleopathology, trauma, violence, forensic anthropology, and biocultural adaptation.
U.S. Southwest, Great Basin, Columbia Plateau, and Southwest Alaska.
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Steve Langdon

Professor
Phone: 907-786-6848

 
Ecological and economic anthropology, ethnohistory, maritime anthropology, policy, and theory.
Northwest Coast and Alaska.
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Marie Lowe

Assistant Professor (Anthropology and ISER)
Phone: 907-786-6534
marie.lowe@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Sociocultural Anthropology, economic development, resource management, migration, youth culture, and education.
Alaska.  
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Paul White

Assistant Professor
Phone: 907-786-6455
pjwhite2@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Historical archaeology, GIS, landscape archaeology, ethnohistory, colonialism, industrialization, mining in the West, and theory.
North America.
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David Yesner

Professor -- Associate Dean of Graduate School
Phone: 907-786-6845 / 907-786-1099
dryesner@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Environmental archaeology, human ecology, and hunter-gatherers.
Circumpolar North and South America.

Kachemak Bay Campus 

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Catherine Knott

Assistant Professor
Phone: 907-234-1612
chknott@kpc.alaska.edu

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

Kenai Campus

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Alan Boraas

Professor
Phone: 907-786-0360
ifasb@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Archaeology, ethnohistory, mythology, and language and culture.
South Coastal Alaska.  
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Kerry Feldman

Professor
Phone: 907-786-6849

 
Anthropological theory and engaged/applied anthropology.
Southeast Asia and Alaska.  
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Douglas Veltre

Professor
Phone: 907-786-6847
dwveltre@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Historical archaeology and ethnohistory.
Arctic, Subarctic, Aleutian Islands, and Pribilof Islands. 
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William Workman

Professor
Phone: 907-786-6847
wbworkman@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Archaeology and traditional cultures.
Arctic, Subarctic, Northwest Coast, and Alaska. 

Adjunct Faculty

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Margan Grover

Instructor
Phone: 907-786-6979
magrover@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Historical archaeology and ethnoarchaeology.
Arctic, Subarctic, Alaska, and Russian America. 
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Rachel Mason

Instructor
Phone: 907-644-3472

 
Ethnohistory, Native Alaskan cultures, subsistence, fishing communities, kinship, and social network analysis.
Alaska.
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Roy Mitchell

Instructor
Phone: 907-786-6874
drmitchelliv@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Sociolinguistics, language and cognition, endangered language survival, and Alaska Native languages. 
Circumpolar North and Alaska.
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Kristen Ogilvie

Instructor
Phone: 907-786-0505
kaogilvie@uaa.alaska.edu

 
Sociocultural anthropology, medical anthropology, behavioral health and wellness, alcohol and substance use, and rural health disparities.
Alaska. 

Affiliate Faculty

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Aron Crowell

Alaska Director, Arctic Studies Center (Smithsonian Institution)
Phone: 907-929-9207
crowella@si.edu

 
Cultural anthropology, archaeology, oral history, and museum anthropology.
Arctic, Subarctic, and Northwest Coast.