- 1974-77: University of Colorado, Ph.D. in Political Science
- 1972-74: University of Alaska Anchorage, History
- 1969-71: California State University in San Fransisco, M.A. in Political Science
- 1965-67: State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A. in Political Science
- 1959-63: University of Indiana Bloomington, Indiana, Economics and Marketing
Professional & Department Service
Director of Field Research for the Census and Economic Profile of the North Slope Borough (2003/04).
Senior Researcher for study of AImpacts of Outer Continental Shelf Activities on Bowhead Whaling in the Beaufort Sea. (Two year project funded by the Minerals Management Service of the U.S. Department of the Interior).
|1998-2003||Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University of Alaska.|
Principal Investigator for Alaska Native Family Treatment Center Feasibility Study (U.S. Department of Justice and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
|1998-2002||Senior Researcher for Sociocultural Impact Study of Alpine Oil Field for Village of Nuiqsut|
Professor of Political Science (Retired 7-98)
|1997-1998||Consultant, North Slope Borough Planning Department|
|1997||Interim Director, Alaska Native Studies|
|1994-1995||Consultant, Division of Community and Rural Development, Department of Community and Regional Affairs|
Consultant for the Governors Commission on Rural Alaska Village Economies and Needs and Division of Community and Rural Development
Facilitator for Fairview and Muldoon neighborhood workshops organized by Anchorage Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc.
Field Work and Research for Development of a Center for Indigenous People
Field Research in Arctic Village, Alaska
|1990||Research Fellow, Australian National University, North Australia Research Unit|
|1988-90||Chair of the Department of Political Science|
Research InterestsDemocracy and political development among indigenous people of the world. Area emphasis:
- The United States
- West Africa
- Latin America
|"The Alaska Native and History: The Rise of Nationalism and the Decline of Democracy,"
in P. Jull and S. Roberts, The Challenge of Northern Regions. (Darwin: Australian
National University, 1991)
"The Politics of Self-Determination: Subsistence and Alaska Natives," in Subsistence, Self-Determination, and Alaska Natives. (Fairbanks: Cooperative Extension Service, 1991)
"Primitive Accumulation, Reservations, and the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act," (co-author) in State and Reservation: Perspectives on the Federal-Indian Relationship. George P. Castile and Robert Bee (eds), (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1992)
"Alaska Natives" in D. Champagne (ed), Native North American Almanac (Detroit, Michigan:
Gale Publishing, 1994).
Competing Visions: Self-Determination, Subsistence, and the Struggle Over Resources in the Arctic," in S. Araji (ed), Society: An Alaskan Perspective, (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt, 1994).
Alaska Natives, in D. Champagne (ed). Native North American Almanac. Second Edition. (In review with Gale Publishing Company)
The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act and AThe Alaska Native Commission, in Nuttall, Mark (ed) Encyclopedia of the Arctic (In review with Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers).
“Review of D.C. Mitchell’s Take My Land, Take My Life,” for American Indian Culture and Research Journal. (University of California Los Angeles, January 2003).
|UNPUBLISHED MATERIALS (1991-2003)
"Proposal for a Center for Indigenous People" (December, 1992)
"Alaska Natives" video script for Alaska NGO Delegation's presentation to 1992 Earth Summit NGO Forum, Rio de Janeiro (June 6, 1992)
The RAVEN Commission: Context and Performance. (Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs, 1994).
Trends in Rural Alaska: Progress or Decay? (Alaska Department of Community and Regional Affairs, 1995).
Co-author of AA Sociocultural Assessment of the Impact of Development of the Alpine Project on the Village of Nuiqsut. (1997)
Analysis of School Enrollments: North Slope Borough. Circumpolar Research Associates, 1998.
North Slope Borough: 1997/98 Economic Profile and Census Report. (Barrow, Alaska: North Slope Borough, 1999)
Colville River Satellite: Draft Environmental Evaluation Document (February, 2001)
Who Cares? Alcohol, Drugs, and Mental Illness in Alaska Native Villages. (Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Justice, 2001)