Mary F. Ehrlander, Ph.D.

Co-director of Arctic and Northern Studies
Professor of History
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 756460
Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Courses taught by Dr. Ehrlander:
HIST 131/132 - History of the U.S.

NORS 201 - The Circumpolar North
HIST 404 - Modern Scandinavia
HIST 434 - Canada:  1867 - Present
HIST 483/NORS 683 - 20th Century Circumpolar History
HIST/NORS 600 - Perspectives on the North

Brandon Boylan, Ph.D.

Co-director of Arctic and Northern Studies
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Alaska Fairbanks
PO Box 756460
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Courses taught by Dr. Boylan:
PS 203 - Peace, War and Security

PS 323 - International Political Economy
NORS 601 - Research Methods/Sources in the North

NORS 652 - International Relations of the North
NORS 668 - Government and Politics of Russia

Terrence M. Cole, Ph.D.

Professor of History
Director, Office of Public History
P.O. Box 756460
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Courses taught by Dr. Cole:
HIST 100x - Modern World History

HIST/NORS 464/661 - History of Alaska
HIST/NORS 481/681 - Polar Exploration and its Literature

HIST/NORS 490/690 - Researching/Writing Northern History

Professor Emeritus

Judith S. Kleinfeld, Ph.D.

Gerald (Jerry) McBeath, Ph. D.

William Schneider, Ph.D.

Daryl Farmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English

Courses taught: Intermediate Fiction and Nonfiction Writing, Introduction to Creative Writing, Nature and Travel Writing, Graduate Writing Workshops, and Forms of Nonfiction

Research specialties and interests: Environmental Writing, Literature of the US West and Magical Realism

John Heaton, Ph.D.
Professor of History

Courses taught: History of Alaska Natives;  American Film history

Research specialties and interests:  Native American economics and culture, Native American history

Eric Heyne, Ph.D.
Professor of English

Courses taught:  Alaskan and Northern Canadian Literature; Images of the North

Research specialities and interests:  Alaskan and northern Canadian literature, American literature and critical theory

Alexander Hirsch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Courses taught:  U.S. Environmental Politics;  Ethics in International Affairs

Research specialties and interests: Moral conflicts generated over the meaning of public pain;  aboriginal peoples living in Western settler societies

Zoë Marie Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art

Courses taught:  Visual Images of the North, Alaska Native Art, Alaskan Field Artists

Research specialties: 20th Century art, immigrant artistic communities, art created in times of conflict

Amy Lovecraft, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science

Courses taught:  Science, Technology and Politics;  Government and Politics of Canada

Research specialties and interests:  Policy research: wildland fire, sea ice, marine mammals, freshwater systems & transnational environmental regimes; Environmental political theory addressing rapid change and the far North.

Chanda Meek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science

Courses taught:  Arctic Politics and Governance; Government and Politics of Russia;  US Environmental Politics

Research specialties and interests: Resilience of Northern social-ecological systems, natural resource & environmental policy & politics, human dimensions of wildlife mgmt., indigenous-state power-sharing arrangements, cross-scale policy implementation

James Ruppert, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Alaska Native Studies

Courses taught: Images of the North

Research specialties and interests:  Alaska Native Studies; Oral Narratives; Travel Narratives

Jennifer Schell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English

Courses taught: Literature of Alaska and the Yukon Territory

Research specialties and interests:  Alaskan maritime literature; science writing about arctic ecosystems; ecogothic literature; extinction narratives; animal studies; and print culture

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