Policy-makers need reliable and timely information about the Arctic, a region of rapid environmental, economic, and societal change. The Center for Arctic Policy Studies (CAPS) facilitates sharing of the University of Alaska expertise in Arctic issues—ranging from natural resources to engineering to political science—with policy- and decision-makers. How do you prepare to respond to the circumstances? What information is needed to successfully navigate the uncertainty of a changing Arctic? Our center can provide you answers to these policy questions or connect you directly with people who have answers. Our topical areas of interest include:
May 24, 2021
Recent updates at the Center for Arctic Policy Studies
April 01, 2020
New paper by Dr. Berill Blair (CAPS Affiliate) and Dr. Amy Lauren Lovecraft (CAPS Director) published in open-access Sustainability Journal.
9:30 am AK
Thursday October 28, 2021: CAPS hosts a 60 minute webinar with Political Science faculty members Dr. Brandon Boylan and Dr. Jeremy Speight pm conceptualizations of security as applied to Alaska's Arctic, with the case of port expansion in Nome, Alaska used to illustrate the importance of focusing on multiple scales and contexts.