Department of Alaska Native Studies & Rural Development

Fairbanks office:

3rd floor Brooks Building

PO Box 756500

Fairbanks, AK 99775

USA

Phone: (907) 474-6528

Toll free: 1-888-574-6528

Fax: (907) 474-6325

Email: fydanrd@uaf.edu

Anchorage office:

2221 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Room 200

Anchorage, AK 99508

USA

Phone: (907) 279-2700

Toll free: 1-800-770-9531

Fax: (907) 279-2716

Hours: M-F 8AM-5PM

Michael Koskey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
DANRD/CRCD/UAF
First Floor Brooks Building
P.O. Box 756500
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6500
(907) 474-5405 (office)
(907) 474-6325 (fax)
mike.koskey@alaska.edu


Mike Koskey, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor whose research interests include ethnohistory, traditional knowledge, circumpolar political economy, resource management, indigenous social change, research methodology, and indigenous mythology.  Dr. Koskey recently completed research projects including Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Biological Sampling of Non-salmon Fish Species in the Yukon Flats region, Alaska, and The People of the Yukon-Charley: Ethnographic Overview and Assessment of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.  Work with graduate students has included sociocultural change, complimentary research use of traditional knowledge and academic methods, climate change, political economy, and self-determination.


EDUCATION:

Ph.D.    
         University of Alaska Fairbanks 2003
         Anthropology
         

M.S.    
         Purdue University 1995
         Anthropology
 

B.S.    
         University of Central Florida 1991
         Anthropology

B.A.    
         University of Central Florida 1991
         Political Science


AREAS OF INTEREST AND SUBSTANTIVE KNOWLEDGE:

Ethnohistory, traditional knowledge, circumpolar studies, political economy, resource management, indigenous social change, research methodology, indigenous mythology.
 


CURRENT RESEARCH:

Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Biological Sampling of Non-salmon Fish Species in the Yukon Flats region; Ethnographic Overview and Assessment of Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve.