Defended dissertation

by Kathleen McCoy  |   

On April 25, Carl Hild, Associate Director of the Institute for Circumpolar Health Studies, successfully defended his dissertation at Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center. Dr. Hild has served as the Principal Investigator of the Alaska Native Science Research Partnerships for Health Project, which supported his dissertation work along with others. His dissertation Engaging Inupiaq Values in Land Management for Health Through an Action Research Appreciative Inquiry Process is being finalized and will be posted here. Dr. Hild also received the Saybrook 2007 Dissertation with Distinction Award on June 16 and will have one of his three doctoral candidacy essays entitled Instruments for Sustainable Land Management that Utilize Indigenous Cultural Knowledge chosen as the outstanding essay of the year by Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center.
Another of Dr. Hild's essays was entitled Places and States of Mind for Healing and his third essay is currently being used as the model for Saybrook students to follow. Dr. Hild is a UAA Alumni from the School of Engineering where he earned his Master of Science Management in 1987.

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