Ryan-Jasen Henne, Ph.D.

Office: Department of Residence Life, MAC 6-103
Phone: (907) 751-7449
Email: rhenne@uaa.alaska.edu


Ryan-Jasen Anders Henne is the Director of Residence Life. Since graduate school, he's worked in higher education in Los Angeles, Boston, St Louis and most recently New Orleans. Ryan-Jasen is an educator and devoted to social justice in practice. He has always been an advocate at heart, event before he knew what it meant. Ryan-Jasen's involvements have led him to a variety of unique and interesting experiences from being a rodeo cowboy to a published poet, and from volunteering with HIV/AIDS counseling to being a game show contestant. He tries to get the most out of every experience and encourages others to do the same. Ryan-Jasen really enjoys Alaskan living, being a part of the University community and helping students maximize their undergraduate experience. He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends, and have a passion for movies, sports, line-dancing, and the Smurfs.


  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership, University of New Orleans
  • M.Ed., College Student Affairs/Leadership Grand Valley State University
  • B.S., Communication and Business, East Carolina University