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Theses and Dissertations

PhD


Colin Beier:“Regional Climate, Federal Land Management, and the Social-Ecological Resilience of Southeastern Alaska”. 2007 PhD Dissertation  Click here to download.



Todd Brinkman:    “Sitka Black-Tailed Deer Hunting Systems”. 2009 Phd Dissertation.  Click here to download.



Matthew L. Druckenmiller:  "Alaska Shorefast Ice:  Interfacing Geophysics With Local Sea Ice Knowledge and Use". 2011 PhD Dissertation.  Click here to download.



Nancy Fresco:   "Carbon  Sequestration in Alaska's Boreal Forest:
Planning for Resilience in a Changing Landscape". 2006 PhD Dissertation. Click here to download



Anna Godduhn:  "The Northway Wild Food and Health project:  Confronting the legacy of Toxic Waste Along the Alcan". 2011 PhD dissertaton.   Click here to download.



Amanda Kolker:  "Geological Setting Of The Central Alaskan Hot Springs Belt:Implications For Geothermal Resource Capacity And Sustainable Energy Production". 2008 PhD Dissertation.Click here to download.



Megan Boldtwood-Krupa:  “Urban Stream Management: An Interdisciplinary Assessment of an Alaskan Salmon Fishery”. 2009 PhD Dissertation.  Click here to download.



Jordan Lewis: "Successful Aging Through the Eyes of Alaska Natives.   The Health and Wellbeing of Alaska Native Elders In Bristol Bay, AK ”. 2009 PhD dissertation.  Click here to download.



Philip Loring: “Ways to Help and  Ways to Hinder: Climate, Health, and Food Security in Alaska." 2010 PhD dissertation.  Click here to download.



Karen H.R. Mager: "Population Structure and Hybridization of Alaskan Caribou and Reindeer:  Integrating Genetics and Local Knowledge".2012  PhD dissertation.  Click here to download



Dawn Magness:  “Management and Climate Change in the National Wildlife Refuge System: The Interaction of Policy, Belief Systems, and Knowledge”.2009 PhD dissertaton  Click here to download.



Shannon McNeeley:  “When the Cold Weather Grows Old:  Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity in the Koyukuk-Middle Yukon Region of Interior Alaska ”. 2009 PhD dissertation. Click here to download.



Alison Meadow:  "Evaluating and Designing Urban Food Systems:  The Role of Local Initiatives".  2009 PhD Dissertation.  Click here to download.



Chanda Meek: “Comparing Marine Mammal Co-Management Regimes In Alaska:  Three Aspects Of Institutional Performance". 2009 PhD Dissertation.  Click here to donwload.



Sveta Yamin-Pasternak:   " How The Devils Went Deaf: Ethnomycological, Cuisine, and  Perception Of Landscape in The Russian North".  2007 PhD Dissertation.    Click here to download.



James Powell:  "Conditions for Effective Use of Community Sustainability Indicators and Adaptive Learning"  PhD dissertation 2012.  Click here to download.



Lily A. Ray "Can Community-based Natural Resource Management Improve Wildfire Policy planning in Interior Alasak?  Addressing Value Differences, Ineffective Participatory Processes, and Conflicts Over Traditional Ecolologal Knowledge" - 2010 PhD dissertation.  Click here to download.
 



Martin Robards:" Perspectives on the Dynamic Human-Walrus Relationship".  2008 PhD Dissertation.  Click here to download.



Jennifer Schmidt:   "Ecological and Social Influences on Population Dynamics and Genetics of Moose in Alaska". 2007 PhD Dissertation.    Click here to download.



Stian Stensland:  Dissertation Title: "Angling Tourism and Management of Atlantic Salmon stocks in Norway. - The Multiple Roles of Riparian Landowners". 2011 PhD Dissertation. Click here for dissertation:  Website: http://statisk.umb.no/ina/ansatte/stiast_e.php



Laura Henry-Stone:  "Cultivating Sustainability Through Participatory Action Research: Place-Based Education and Community Food Systems in Interior Alaska". 2008 PhD Dissertation .   Click here to download.



Annette Watson:  "Knowledges That ‘Travel’:  Indigenous-Western Expertise and the‘Nature’ of Wildlife Management   in the Alaskan Boreal Forest".2007 PhD dissertation  Click here to download



MASTERS


Stacia Backensto: “Oil Field Ravens and Oil Field Workers”.2010 Masters Thesis.  Click here to download.



Alina Cushing:  "The Potential of Lodgepole Pine in Alaska". 2009 Masters Thesis      Click here to download.



Jean Maria Guzzeti:  "Factors Contributing to the Participation of Organizations In a Voluntary Environmental Progam:The Case of Green Star, Anchorage, Alaska".  2007 Masters Thesis.   Click here to download.



Philip Loring:   "Coming Out of the Foodshed: Change and Innovation in Rural Alaskan Food Systems". 2007 Masters Thesis.  Click here to download.



Jill Maynard:  “Factors Influencing Renewable Energy Development in Rural Alaska Communities”2010 Masters Thesis.   Click here to download



Marcy Okada:  "The Comparison of Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches for Measuring Traditional Food Sharing in Communities on the North Slope of Alaska." 2010 Masters Thesis  Click here to download



Elisabeth Padilla:   "Caribou leadership: A study of traditional knowledge, animal behavior, and policy". 2010 Masters thesis.  Click here to download.



Kumi Rattenbury:  "Reindeer Herding, Weather and Environmental Change on the Seward Pennisula,  Alaska."  2006 Masters Thesis.  Click here to download.



Melissa Robinson:  "Linking Local Knowledge and Fisheries Science: The Case with Humpback Whitefish (Coregonus pidschian) in The upper Tanana drainage of Alaska". 2005 Masters Thesis.   Click here to download.



Josephine-Mary Osafu Sam: "How Does Improved Access to Clean Water Impact Rural Communities?  An Evaluation of the Impacts of Clean Water in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam Districts of Ghana."   2011 Masters Thesis.   Click here to download.



Colin Shanley:   " Balancing the Conservation of Wildlife Habitat with Road Access for Subsistence Hunting in Yakutat, Alaska".  2008 Masters Thesis.   Click here to download.



Kate McGlone West:  “ Research Capacity Building Through Community-Based Dissemination of Genetics Research Among Yup'ik Eskimos” 2009 Masters Thesis.   Click here to download.



Steven Winslow:   “Tree Growth History, Climate Sensitivity, and Growth Potential of Black and White Spruce Along the Middle Kuskokwim River, Alaska”. 2008 Masters Thesis.  Click here to download.



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