Rebecca Bosek

Term Professor
Office: SSB 216
Phone: (907) 786-1625


Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies 2002University of Alaska-Fairbanks, AK ; M.S. CounselingPsychology 1990 ; University of Alaska-Anchorage, AK ; B.A.Anthropology 1978 ; University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, MN

Teaching Responsibilities
  • Lifespan Development
  • Human Sexuality
  • Psychology of Women
  • Field Experience in Psychology
  • Human Development in a Cutural Context

Ward, K. M., Bosek, R. L., & Trimble, E. (2010).Romantic relationships and interpersonal violence among adults withdevelopmental disabilities. Intellectualand Developmental Disabilities 48(2), 89-98.

Bosek, R. L., Ward, K. M., & Wilts, M. S. (2004).Domestic violence: Supporting women to live safely in community settings. 21stAnnual Conference Proceedings-Mental Health Aspects of DevelopmentalDisabilities: Promising Treatment & Service. National Association forthe Dually Diagnosed (NADD).

Ward, K. M.,Bosek, R. L., & Wilts, M. S. (2004). Behavioral risk management: Supportingmales who exhibit high-risk sexual behavior. NADD International Congress VProceedings-Evidence Based Practices/Practice Based Evidence in MentalHealth/Developmental Disabilities. National Association for the Dually Diagnosed(NADD), USA.

Bosek, R. L., & Ward, K. M. (2003). Community-based support servicesfor women who exhibit

high-risk sexual behavior. NADDBulletin, 6(1), 3-7. (Reprint)

Bosek, R. L., & Ward, K. M. (2002). Community-based support servicesfor women who exhibit

high-risk sexual behavior. 19thAnnual Conference Proceedings-Mental Health Needs in Persons With DevelopmentalDisabilities: Working Together in New Directions.National Association for the DuallyDiagnosed (NADD), USA.

Ward, K. M., & Bosek, R. L. (2002). Behavioral risk management:Supporting individuals with developmental disabilities who exhibitinappropriate sexual behaviors in community settings. Research and Practicefor Persons with Severe Disabilities, 27(1), 27-42.

Professional and Departmental Service

  • Advisor for Minors in Psychology
  • Member of the State of Alaska Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education Expanded Justice Advisory Board


Research Interests

  • Applied research on domestic violence and people with developmental disabilities in conjunction with the UAA Center for Human Development.