2007-2008 Academic Catalog

Faculty, Staff and Emeriti

Faculty and Staff: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z


Wackerbauer, Renate A.--2001--Assistant Professor of Physics (2001), CNSM. Technical University ’90, Diploma; Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics ’95, PhD.

Wagaman, Jennifer E.--1998--Outreach Coordinator (2006), CRS. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’96, BA; ’00, MA.

Wagner, Diane--2002--Assistant Professor of Biology (2002), CNSM, IAB. University of California, Berkeley ’86, BA; Princeton University ’94, PhD.

Walker, Donald (Skip) A.--1999--Professor of Geobotany (2001), CNSM, IAB. University of Colorado at Boulder ’72, BA; ’77, MA; ’81, PhD.

Wall, Amanda I.--2004--Assistant to the Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services (2006), VCAS. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’01, BA; ’05, MA.

Wallace, Wesley K.--1985--Professor of Geology (1995), CNSM, GI. Rice University ’72, BA; University of Washington ’76, MS; ’81, PhD.

Walsh, Daniel E.--1982--Professor of Mineral Preparation Engineering (1999), Mineral Industry Research Laboratory, CEM. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’81, BS; ’85, MS. P.E.

Walsh, John E.--2001--President’s Professor of Global Climate Change (2001); Director (2004), CGC/CIFAR. Dartmouth College ’70, BS; Massachusetts Institute of Technology ’74, PhD.

Wang, Jia--2004--Research Professor of Marine Science (2006), IARC. Ocean University of Quingdoa, China ’79, BSc; ’83, MSc; McGill University, ’93, PhD.

Ward, Charles B.--1986--Director, Utilities Division (1991), FS. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’86, BS. P.E.

Ward, Penelope H.--2004--Affiliate Assistant Professor of Psychology (1995), CLA. Catholic University ’70, BSN; University of Alaska Fairbanks ’95, PhD.

Watkins, Brenton J.--1980--Professor of Physics (1991), CNSM, GI. University of Adelaide ’68, BS; La Trobe University ’72, MS; University of Alaska Fairbanks, ’76, PhD.

Webley, Peter W.--2005--Post Doctoral Fellow (2005), ARSC. University of East Anglia ’97, BS; ’98, MSC; University of Reading, U.K., ’03, PhD.

Weflen, Arvid--1980--Professor of Airframe and Powerplant/Aviation Technology (2002), TVC/CRCD. St. Cloud State University ’71, BS.

Weggel, Roger--2003--Term Assistant Professor (2005), TVC/CRCD. Millersville State College ’76, BA; University of Alaska Fairbanks ’00, Certificate.

Weingartner, Thomas J.--1988--Associate Professor of Marine Science (1999), IMS/SFOS. Cornell University ’74, BS; University of Alaska Fairbanks ’80, MS; North Carolina State University, ’89, PhD.

West, Michael E.--2004--Research Assistant Professor of Volcano Seismology (2004), GI. Colorado College ’93, BA; Columbia University ’01, PhD.

Whalen, Michael T.--1995--Associate Professor of Geology (2001), CNSM; Department Co-Chair, Geology and Geophysics (2003), GI. Rutgers University ’82, BA; University of Montana ’85, MS; Syracuse University, ’93, PhD.

Wheat, Charles (Geoffrey) G.--1994--Research  Professor of Marine Science (2004), WCPR/SFOS; Regional Coordinator (2006), GURU/SFOS. University of New Hampshire ’83, BS; University of Washington ’86, MS; ’90, PhD.

Wheeler, Robert A.--1997--Professor of Forestry Extension (2006), CES. Oregon State University ’73, BS; ’86, BS; Colorado State University ’78, MS; Purdue University, ’93, PhD.

Wheeler, Walker S.--2003--IS Professional 3 (2004), OIT. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’01, BS.

White, Daniel M.--1995--Director (2006), INE; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (2004), CEM. Colorado College ’90, BA; Washington State University ’91, BS; University of Notre Dame, ’95, PhD. P.E.

Whitehorn, Joyce E.--2004--Adjunct Faculty (2004), CDE/CRCD. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’96, AA; ’97, BA; ’98, MBA.

Whitledge, Terry E.--1998--Professor of Marine Science (1998); Acting Director, Institute of Marine Science (2005), IMS/SFOS. Western Illinois University ’64, BS; ’66, MS; University of Washington, ’72, PhD.

Whitney, James W.--1998--Archaeology Collection Manager (2000), MUSEUM. Cornell University ’97, BS; University of Washington ’00, MA.

Whittle, Crystal A.--2004--Fiscal Technician (2004), Wood Center, SES.

Wichmann, Henry--1980--Professor of Accounting (1986), SOM. University of Denver ’62, BS; Colorado State College ’64, MA; University of Northern Colorado, ’72, PhD.

Wiechen, Heinz M.--2004--Associate Professor of Space Physics (2004), CNSM, GI. Ruhr-Universitat Bochum ’85, Diploma; ’89, PhD.

Wier, Judyth A.--2006--Associate Vice Chancellor (2006), Development, ACE. Auburn University ’71, BS.

Wies Jr, Richard W.--1999--Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2006), CEM. University of Wyoming ’92, BS; ’95, MS; ’99, PhD.

Wiesenburg, Denis A.--2004--Dean (2004); Professor of Marine Science (2004), SFOS. Duke University ’70, BA; Old Dominion University ’75, MS; Texas A&M University, ’80, PhD.

Wiklund, Eva M.--2004--Research Associate Professor of Animal Sciences (2005), AFES/SNRAS. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences ’90, MS; ’97, PhD.

Willert, Ann T.--1979--Fiscal Officer (1989), KUC/CRCD. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’92, AA; ’99, BA.

Williams, Frank L.--1992--Director, Arctic Region Supercomputing Center (1996), ARSC; Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering (1992), CEM. Northwestern University ’68, BS; ’73, PhD; Stanford University ’70, MS.

Williams, James V.--1996--HPC Systems Analyst (2006), ARSC. Eastern Kentucky University ’90, BS.

Williams, Kelly J.--2005--Administrative Assistant (2005), SOM. Black Hills State University ’95, BS.

Wilm, Helga R.--1968--Executive Officer (1999), IARC.

Wilner, Eduardo M.--1999--Associate Professor of Philosophy (2006), CLA. University of Manitoba ’88, MS; University of Guelph ’90, MA; ’95, PhD.

Wilson, Crystal D.--1988--Coordinator, Tok Center (1998), IAC/CRCD. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’92, AAS.

Wilson, Emily I.--2002--Instructor of Inupiaq (2002), ANLC. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’77, BA; ’89, MEd.

Wilson, Timothy D.--2005--Assistant Professor of Spanish (2005), Foreign Languages & Literatures, CLA. Northern Illinois University ’90, BA; University of Illinois ’95, MA; ’05, PhD.

Winfree, Cathleen M.--1995--Term Assistant Professor (2003), TVC/CRCD. University of Oregon ’78, BS. RN

Winker, Kevin S.--1997--Curator of Birds (2001), MUSEUM; Associate Professor of Biology, CNSM, IAB. University of Minnesota ’84, BA; ’84, BS; ’88, MS; ’91, PhD.

Wipfli, Mark S.--2004--Associate Professor of Fisheries (2004); Assistant Leader (2004), AKCFWRU/CNSM/SFOS/IAB. University of Wisconsin ’84, BS; ’87, MS; Michigan State University, ’92, PhD.

Wisen, Craig H.--2002--Assistant Professor (2002), Business Administration, SOM. University of North Carolina ’87, BA; Indiana University ’89, MBA; ’02, PhD.

Witmer, Dennis E.--1998--Research Assistant Professor (1998), CEM, INE. Millersville University ’80, BS; University of Pennsylvania ’85, PhD.

Witte Jr, William K.--1998--Computer and Lab Coordinator (1998), Geology & Geophysics, CNSM. Carleton College ’78, BS; University of Alaska Fairbanks ’82, MS; Columbia University, ’91, MPhil; ’91, PhD.

Wolf, Diana E.--2003--Assistant Professor of Biology (2003), CNSM, IAB. College of Wooster ’93, BS; Indiana University ’00, PhD.

Wolter, Bjorn H.--2001--Assistant Professor of Biology (2001), NWC/CRCD. Western Washington University ’98, BS; ’00, MS.

Wooller, Matthew J.--2002--Assistant Professor of Marine Science (2002), IMS/SFOS, INE. Worcester University, UK ’93, BS; University of Wales Bangor, U.K. ’95, MS; University of Wales Swansea, U.K., ’99, PhD.

Wright, Miranda H.--1993--Academic Program Head (2002); Assistant Professor, Department of Alaska Native and Rural Development (2002), CRCD. University of Alaska Fairbanks ’88, AAS; ’88, AAS; ’92, BA; ’95, MA.

Wu, Jingfeng--2001--Research Associate Professor (2001), IARC. Qingdoa Ocean University, China ’83, BS; Xiamen University, China ’86, MS; University of Delaware, ’95, PhD.

Wynne, Kathleen M.--1989--Professor of Marine Biology (2006), MAP/SFOS. University of Idaho ’77, BS; ’81, MS.