Forrest Nabors

Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Political Science
SSB 360

(907) 786-4857


  • Ph.D., University of Oregon
  • M.S., University of Oregon
  • B.A., University of Chicago


Dr. Nabors joined the Department of Political Science at the University of Alaska at Anchorage in 2011. He has taught American government and political philosophy at Oregon State University and the University of Oregon. His current scholarly research is focused on the changing character of American government leading up to the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Prior to becoming a professor, Dr. Nabors was a high technology business executive in Portland, Oregon. He has remained actively engaged in supporting economic and civic development in his communities.

Dr. Nabors is from Fair Haven, New Jersey.