Dr. Araceli Valle received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz in Developmental Psychology and her M.S. in E.E. Computer Engineering from Stanford University. She is a former faculty member of the UAF School of Education and is an adjunct faculty member of the UAA College Preparatory & Developmental Studies Department.
Karin Thomas received her M.S. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania and formerly worked for the New Mexico Statistical Analysis Center in the University of New Mexico Institute for Social Research. She has an intermediate proficiency in Russian, and has taught English as a second language (ESL) in Russia.
AJIC is jointly funded by the state of Alaska and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and is housed within the Justice Center.