Researchers

Andy Baltensperger

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Areas of Expertise: Landscape ecology, Terrestrial mammals, Geospatial modeling, Prediction, Biogeographic patterns
Project Role: Research Associate

Guangqing Chi

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Environmental demography, Socio-environmental systems, Population-infrastructure nexus, Big data and Spatial analysis
Project Role: Principal Investigator

Lara Fowler

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Environmental law and mediation, Water law and policy, Food-energy-water nexus
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Eric Goddard

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bristol Bay Campus
Areas of Expertise: Environmental resource science, Plant ecology and health, Sustainable energy
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Kathy Halvorsen

Michigan Technological University
Areas of Expertise: Natural resource policy, Climate adaption and mitigation, Collaboration with Tribal Nations
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Davin Holen

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Areas of Expertise: Cultural Anthropology, Coastal community resilience, Subsistence livelihoods
Project Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Lance Howell

University of Alaska Anchorage
Areas of Expertise: Economics, Risk and decision making, Natural resources, Demography, Migration
Project Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Anne Kakianaaq Jensen

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Areas of Expertise: Archaeology, Ethnography, Cultural Anthropology
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Leigh Lubin

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Areas of Expertise: Education, Place based and experiential learning, Outdoor classrooms, Curriculum development
Project Role: Alaska Sea Grant Education Specialist

Chris Maio

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Areas of Expertise: Coastal geography, Coastal erosion and hazards, Geospatial tools, Community-based monitoring
Project Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Megan Mucioki

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Food systems and security, Culturally significant plants, Community based participatory research
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Bronwen Powell

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Human nutrition, diet, and food security, Traditional food ways, Political ecology
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Heather Randall

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Sociology, Demography, Health and societal impacts of climate change
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Erica Smithwick

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Landscape, ecosystem, and fire ecology, Geospatial analysis and modeling, Co-design research approaches
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Ann Tickamyer

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Sociology, Rural poverty and livelihoods, Gender and development, Disaster, and Climate change, Migration
Project Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Junjun Yin

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Computational geography, Geospatial Big Data, Human-urban environment interactions, Mobility
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Qiujie “Angie” Zheng

Areas of Expertise: Economics, Consumer choice and preference, Food marketing
Project Role: Senior Personnel

Graduate Students

Casey Hamilton

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Landscape ecology, Geospatial analysis, Berry plant spatial distribution
Project Role: Master’s Student

Michael Letzring

University of Alaska Fairbanks
Areas of Expertise: Geographic Information Specialist, Geospatial analysis
Project Role: Ph.D. Student

Jessica Miller

The Pennsylvania State University
Areas of Expertise: Environmental demography, Spatial methodology, Migration
Project Role: Ph.D. Student