Raymond Anthony

Associate Professor
Office: ADM 260
Phone: 907.786.4459
Email: rxanthony@uaa.alaska.edu

Biography

Dr. Anthony is interested in environmental, food, animal and agricultural ethics. He also specializes in Philosophy of Technology, in particular issues dealing with social justice, participatory democracy, future generations and responsible citizenship. He continues to explore concerns in ethical theory, especially debates surrounding the status of quasi-realism as it relates to moral explanation.  Besides travel and food, Dr. Anthony enjoys the company of good friends and good music.

Education

 Purdue University, PhD

Teaching Responsibilites

 ENVI/PHIL 303

Professional and Departmental Service

Faculty Associate for Sustainability; Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Sustainability; Instructional Animal Care and Use Committee; Faculty advisor for Philosophy Club

Research Interests

Ethical Theory, Animal, Environmental and Food Ethics, Philosophy of Technology

 

Jackie Carson

Assistant Professor of English
Office: ADM 305H
Phone: (907) 786-4367
Email: afjec1@uaa.alaska.edu

Biography

Dr. Cason received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where her dissertation examined history of science essays by Loren Eiseley. Dr. Cason is a UAA Technology Fellow and is currently developing a web-text on composing controversy with a radio broadcast.

Education

 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, PhD

Teaching Responsibilites

Rhetoric and Composition, Science Writing: the Rhetoric of Science, and Natural Writing

Research Interests

The rhetoric of science in professional and public contexts, landscape writing, Canadian nonfiction writing, multimedia forms of the essay, and digital literacies in first-year composition.

 

Ron Crawford

Professor Emeritus, History/Geography
Office: UAA Chugiak/Eagle River
Phone: (907) 786-1633
Email: afrmc@uaa.alaska.edu

Biography

Hired at Anchorage Community College in 1972; retired University of Alaska Anchorage 2002. Served as chair of history/geography department 1987-retirement.

Education

UCLA – M.A./Lifetime Secondary Teaching Credential History/Geography 

Professional and Departmental Service

 

  • Alaska State Legislature Distinguished Teaching Citation 1992 and 2002
  • National Council of Geographic Education Distinguished Teaching Award in Higher Education 1992
  • UAA Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award 2002
  • Member – National Geography Praxis Advisory Committee, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Enrichment lecturer/naturalist – Royal Caribbean International Cruises – Alaska 2002 to present.
 

Nelta M. Edwards

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Office: SSB
Phone: 907-786-4654
Email: afnme@uaa.alaska.edu
Website: http://edit.uaa.alaska.edu/sociology/edwards.cfm

Biography

A sociologist, Dr. Edwards teaches introduction to sociology, social stratification, environmental sociology, applied social statistics and is developing a course called sociology of the north. Dr. Edwards’s research has focused on environmental justice, particularly the role of scientific knowledge in environmental disputes and the efficacy of community participation in public hearings.

Education

Arizona State University, PhD

Teaching Responsibilites

 SOC 404

 

LeAnn Munk

Associate Professor of Geology, Chair of Geology Department
Office: UAA
Phone: 0
Email: aflm@uaa.alaska.edu
Website: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/geology/facultyandstaff/upload/LeeAnn-MunkCV-071709.pdf

Biography

Dr. Munk received her B.S. in Geology from St. Norbert College in DePere,Wisconsin in 1995. In 1998 she completed a M.S. degree in Geology at Michigan State University under the supervision of Dr. Thomas Vogel and in 2001 she received her PhD in Geological Sciences from The Ohio State University under the supervision of Dr. Gunter Faure. Dr. Munk’s M.S. thesis was on the petrogenesis of the Keetley Volcanics in Utah and her PhD dissertation dealt with a geochemical mass balance of areas affected by acid-mine drainage and natural acid-rock drainage in Summit County, Colorado. Dr. Munk also worked for Shell Oil and the Lunar and Planetary Institute before coming to the University of Alaska Anchorage where she currently is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geological Sciences.

Education

 Ohio State University, PhD

Teaching Responsibilites

 

  • Environmental Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Geology of Ore Deposits
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geologic Field Methods
  • Grand Canyon Geology Field Trip
  • Geology and Biogeochemistry of Curaçaos-Field Course
Graduate Courses
  • Isotopes in the Earth and Biological Sciences
 

Frank von Hippel

Associate Professor
Office: Biology
Phone: (907) 786-4783
Email: frank@uaa.alaska.edu
Website: http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/enri/people/Fellows/vonHippel/

Education

 University of California, Berkeley, PhD

Teaching Responsibilites

 Evoluntionary Ecology, Conservation Biology