Department of Alaska Native Studies & Rural Development

Fairbanks office:

3rd floor Brooks Building

PO Box 756500

Fairbanks, AK 99775


Phone: (907) 474-6528

Toll free: 1-888-574-6528

Fax: (907) 474-6325


Anchorage office:

2221 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Room 200

Anchorage, AK 99508


Phone: (907) 279-2700

Toll free: 1-800-770-9531

Fax: (907) 279-2716

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM

Judith Ramos, M.A.

Judith Ramos is an Assistant Professor and PhD student. She is interested in working with Indigenous Communities to help them become more self-reliant. Prof. Ramos received her BA in Anthropology from the University of Alaska Anchorage and her MA in Teaching Adult Education from the Alaska Pacific University.

Prof. Ramos is part of a multidisciplinary team studying the ancient, historical, and contemporary harvest of harbor seals at ice-floe pupping grounds near Hubbard Glacier in Yakutat, Alaska. The results of this study are relevant to questions of human adaptation and resiliency in the changing North to the Challenge of building coherence between indigenous and scientific knowledge systems.