Current board

Director: Nancy Bigelow, Alaska Quaternary Center, UAF

Community Representative: Jeff Rasic, National Park Service

Agency Representative: De Anne Stevens, Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys

Marine Science Representative:  Chris Maio, Geosciences, UAF

Social Science Representative: Joshua Reuther, Anthropology and UA Museum of the North

Life Science Representative: Nicole Misarti, Water and Environmental Research Center, UAF

Physical Science Representative: Pat Druckenmiller, Geosciences and UA Museum of the North

Student Representative: TBD

Faculty, staff, and affiliates with Quaternary interests

  • Claire Alix: Wood and charcoal identification, wood use, Arctic archaeology and ethnoarchaeology
  • Mary E. Edwards: Vegetation history, biogeography, climate history
  • Louise Farquharson: Response of high latitude landscapes to climate change
  • Sarah Fowell: Palynology and biostratigraphy
  • Paul Layer: AR40-39 dating of Quaternary lavas and tephras
  • Daniel H. Mann: Geomorphology, glacial geology, paleoecology
  •  Owen K. Mason: Coastal geomorphology, geoarcheology, alluvial history
  • Link Olson:  Mammalian molecular and morphological systematics, biogeography, phylogeography, geographic variation, and natural history.
  • Ben Potter: Paleoindian archaeology, paleoecology of interior Alaska
  • Jennifer Reynolds:  Submarine volcanism and sea floor mapping
  • Gabriel Wolken:  Quaternary glaciation of Alaska
  • Matthew Wooller:  Isotopes addressing ecological and paleoecological questions

Emeriti