Dr. Lilian Alessa

Dr. Lilian Alessa

Associate Professor
Biological Sciences, Geography & Environmental Sciences
afla@uaa.alaska.edu
CPISB 201H
907.786.1507 voice
907.786.4607 fax

Research Interests:

Dr. Lilian Alessa heads the Resilience and Adaptive Management Group at UAA, and has served on the board of the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States. Her expertise is in the conceptual development and application of complex systems thinking and in the development of research strategies.

Current Projects:

Human adaptation to climate change, funded by the National Science Foundation, including International Polar Year projects such as the Indigenous Arctic Observing Network. 

Studies of cellular organization that inform her current approaches to social ecological complexity.

The following grants:

Intersection Between Climate Change

Humans and Hydrology at High Latitude

Research with Human and Social Initiative

Municipal Water Systems and & Social Values

BSSN Human Sensor Array Environment

Global-Local Interactions