Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

WHEREAS Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg served the University of Alaska Fairbanks with distinction in teaching, research and public service from 1993 to 2015; and

WHEREAS Dr. Rosenberg was an outstanding teacher, earning him the Emil Usibelli Award for Distinguished Teaching; taught courses that addressed both theoretical and practical aspects of comparing regions, economies and nations; helped to design the Global Studies minor; and served as mentor and advisor to numerous undergraduate and graduate students; and

WHEREAS Dr. Rosenberg has been an influential and wide-ranging scholar who authored journal articles, books and book chapters on the politics of oil in Alaska, comparative environmental politics, participatory environmental management in the Eastern Caribbean, Cuban political economy, Mexican parties and interest groups, and other topics; and

WHEREAS Dr. Rosenberg provided outstanding service to the department and the University; notably with his work with the Alaska Legislative internship process, which allowed dozens of University students to participate as legislative interns; membership on the Faculty Senate and many of its committees; and leadership of the General Education Revitalization Committee;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks expresses its deep appreciation to Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg for his extensive contributions to the State of Alaska and to the University; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the University of Alaska Fairbanks, in further recognition of the invaluable services rendered by Dr. Rosenberg and as evidence of the University’s desire that his identification with the University be maintained, hereby salutes the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg as Professor of Political Science, Emeritus; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be appropriately engrossed and signed by the Chancellor of the University of Alaska Fairbanks as further evidence of the esteem and respect in which he holds Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg, and conveyed to Dr. Rosenberg on this 8th day of May, 2016.

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