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

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(L-R) Esther Combs (MA 2003), Annabelle Alvite, Nina Miller, and Gabe Sam

Rural Development Graduate Course Descriptions

RD graduate course descriptions available in the UAF Catalog

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RD F600 Circumpolar Indigenous Leadership Symposium (3cr)

RD F601 Political Economy of the Circumpolar North (3cr)

RD F608 Indigenous Knowledge Systems (3cr)

RD F612 Traditional Ecological Knowledge (3cr)

RD F625 Community Development Strategies: Principles and Practices (3cr)

RD F650 Community-Based Research Methods (3cr)

RD F651 Management Strategies for Rural Development (3crs)

RD F652 Indigenous Organization Management (3cr)

RD F655 Circumpolar Health Issues (3cr)

RD F670 The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act: Pre-1971 to present (3cr)

RD F690 Seminar in Cross-Cultural Studies (3cr)

RD698 Applied Community Development Project (6-9 credits)

RD699 Thesis (6-9 credits)