Handbook

Who We Are

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Project Leadership

Renée Carter-Chapman
Senior Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Engagement, and Academic Support
University of Alaska Anchorage, co-PI

Dr. Marilyn Barry
Academic Dean
Alaska Pacific University, co-PI
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Project Director

Libby Roderick
Associate Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Steering Committee

Lauren Bruce
Associate Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Ellen Cole
Professor, Psychology
Alaska Pacific University

Nancy Furlow
Interim Director, Alaska Native Studies
University of Alaska Anchorage

Steven L. Johnson
Associate Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
Director of Debate
University of Alaska Anchorage

G. W. Kimura, Ph. D. (Cantab.)
President/Chief Executive Officer
Alaska Humanities Forum

Dr. Claudia Lampman
Professor, Psychology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Kerri Morris
Associate Professor, English
Faculty Senate President, 2006-07
University of Alaska Anchorage

Libby Roderick
Associate Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage

Annie Route
Director, Campus Life
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Staff Support

John Dede
Special Assistant to the Senior Vice Provost
University of Alaska Anchorage

Barbara Hedges
Fiscal Officer, Office of Community Partnerships
University of Alaska Anchorage

Kay Landis
Writer/Editor, Office of Community Partnerships
University of Alaska Anchorage

Liisa Morrison
Administrative Assistant, Center for Advancing
Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage

Xiomara Owens
Administrative Assistant, Office of Community Partnerships
University of Alaska Anchorage

Lori Seagars
Project Coordinator, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Faculty Intensives


Libby Roderick
Design Team Chair and Faculty Intensive Facilitator Associate Director
Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Planners and Presenters

Shawn Briscoe
Adjunct Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
Debate Coach
University of Alaska Anchorage

Lauren Bruce
Associate Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Phyllis Fast
Assistant Professor, Anthropology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Kerry D. Feldman
Professor, Anthropology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Nancy Furlow
Interim Director, Alaska Native Studies
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Kristin Helweg Hanson
Adjunct Professor, Religion and Philosophy
University of Alaska Anchorage

Steven L. Johnson
Associate Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
Director of Debate
University of Alaska Anchorage

Heather Kendall-Miller
Senior Staff Attorney
Native American Rights Fund

G. W. Kimura, Ph. D. (Cantab.)
President/Chief Executive Officer
Alaska Humanities Forum

Dr. Claudia Lampman
Professor, Psychology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. James Liszka
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, Philosophy
University of Alaska Anchorage

Larry Merculieff
Deputy Director
Alaska Native Science Commission

Dr. Kerri Morris
Associate Professor, English
Faculty Senate President, 2006-07
University of Alaska Anchorage

Mia Oxley
Mediator, Member
Understanding Neighbors Project

Dr. Bruce Schultz
Dean of Students
Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Development
University of Alaska Anchorage

Michael T. Turner
Professor, Counseling
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Toby Widdicombe
Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Books of the Year

John Dede
Coordinator
Special Assistant to the Senior Vice Provost
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Implementation Team

Dr. Marilyn Barry
Academic Dean
Alaska Pacific University

Lauren Bruce
Associate Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
Director, Center for Advancing FacultyExcellence
University of Alaska Anchorage

Renée Carter-Chapman
Senior Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, Engagement, and Academic Support
University of Alaska Anchorage

Kristin DeSmith
Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for
University Relations
University of Alaska Anchorage

G. W. Kimura, Ph. D. (Cantab.)
President/Chief Executive Officer
Alaska Humanities Forum

Theresa Lyons
Director, New Student Orientation
University of Alaska Anchorage

Stephen J. Rollins
Dean, UAA/APU Consortium Library
University of Alaska Anchorage

Kelly Smith
Dean of Students
Alaska Pacific University
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Book Selection Committees

Lauren Bruce
Associate Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
Director, Center for Advancing
Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Thomas Buller
Associate Professor, Philosophy
University of Alaska Anchorage

Christina Carter
Associate Professor, UAA/APU Consortium Library
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Jacqueline Cason
Assistant Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Ellen Cole
Professor, Psychology
Alaska Pacific University

Dr. Nelta Edwards
Assistant Professor, Sociology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Mei Mei Evans
Associate Professor, English
Alaska Pacific University

Patricia Grega
Associate Professor, College Preparatory and Developmental Studies
University of Alaska Anchorage

G. W. Kimura, Ph. D. (Cantab.)
President/Chief Executive Officer
Alaska Humanities Forum

Sarah Kirk
Associate Professor, College Preparatory and Developmental Studies
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Patricia Linton
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Mike McCormick
Assistant Director, Student Life and Leadership
University of Alaska Anchorage

Gina Miller
Instructor, Writing
Director of Early Honors Program
Alaska Pacific University

Marian Mitchell
Assistant Dean, University Honors College
University of Alaska Anchorage

Rosanne Pagano
Instructor, Journalism
Alaska Pacific University

Deborah Periman
Assistant Professor, Justice
University of Alaska Anchorage

Sharon Sibbald
Assistant Professor, English
Alaska Pacific University

Helena Spector
Associate Professor, College Preparatory and Developmental Studies
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Toby Widdicombe
Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Bob Wilkinson
Professor, Humanities
Alaska Pacific University
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Faculty Associates

Dr. Nelta Edwards
Assistant Professor, Sociology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Tara Smith
Associate Professor, English as a Second Language
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Faculty Fellows 2006-07

Dr. Sharon Araji
Professor, Sociology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Maureen E. Austin
Associate Professor, Environmental Science and Outdoor Studies
Alaska Pacific University

Paola Banchero
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Public Communications
University of Alaska Anchorage

Anna Breuninger
Term Instructor, Geology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Betty J. Buchan
Assistant Professor, Public Health
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Tracey Burke
Assistant Professor, Social Work
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Jacqueline Cason
Assistant Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Sharon Chamard
Assistant Professor, Justice
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Stephen G. Colt
Director, Institute of Social and Economic Research
Associate Professor, Economics and Environmental Studies
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Leslie Cornick
Associate Professor, Marine Biology and Statistics
Alaska Pacific University

Dr. Nelta Edwards
Assistant Professor, Sociology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Diane Erickson
Assistant Professor, Adult Education
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Mei Mei Evans
Associate Professor, English
Alaska Pacific University

Dr. Ronald S. Everett
Associate Professor, Justice
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Phyllis Fast
Assistant Professor, Anthropology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Christine Gehrett
Associate Professor, Education
Kenai Peninsula College

Dr. Bogdan Hoanca
Associate Professor, Management Information Systems
Faculty Senate President, 2007-08
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Ann Jache
Term Assistant Professor, Sociology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Patricia Jenkins
Associate Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Virginia Juettner
Associate Professor, Education Director, Education Graduate Program
Alaska Pacific University

Bettina Kipp
Assistant Professor, Counseling
Kenai Peninsula College

Dr. Daniel T. Kline
Associate Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Kerri Morris
Associate Professor, English
Faculty Senate President, 2006-07
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Heather Nash
Assistant Professor, Adult Education
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Doug Parry
Professor, Communication and Discourse Studies
University of Alaska Anchorage

Deborah Periman
Assistant Professor, Justice
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Travis Rector
Assistant Professor, Physics/Astronomy
University of Alaska Anchorage

Tara Smith
Associate Professor, English as a Second Language
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Tracy Stewart
Associate Professor, Leadership and Strategy
Faculty Chair, 2006-07
Alaska Pacific University

Dr. Jeffrey White
Assistant Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Faculty Fellows 2007-08

Dr. Raymond Anthony
Assistant Professor, Philosophy
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Robert J. Boeckmann
Associate Professor, Psychology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Regina A. Boisclair
Professor, Religious Studies
Cardinal Newman Chair of Catholic Theology
Alaska Pacific University

Dr. Thomas Buller
Associate Professor, Philosophy
University of Alaska Anchorage

Allison Butler
Term Instructor/Coordinator, Biological Sciences
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Robert Crosman
Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Suzanne Forster
Associate Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Susan Garton
Associate Professor, Educational Leadership
University of Alaska Anchorage

Alice Hisamoto
Term Assistant Professor, Education Retention Coordinator, AHAINA Student Programs
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Mari F. Ippolito
Associate Professor, Psychology
University of Alaska Anchorage

Joy Mapaye
Assistant Professor, Journalism and Public Communications
University of Alaska Anchorage

Paul Ongtooguk
Assistant Professor, Secondary Education
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Dorothy Shepard
Associate Professor, Human Services
Alaska Pacific University

Mary-Margaret Stein, J.D.
Director, Engaging Muslims: Religion, Culture, Politics Community Education Project
Sponsored by the Cardinal Newman Chair of Catholic Theology
Alaska Pacific University

Jeremy Tasch
Assistant Professor, Geography
University of Alaska Anchorage

Dr. Yaso Thiru
Associate Professor, Accounting and
Management
Alaska Pacific University
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Handbook

Editor

Kay Landis
Writer/Editor, Office of Community Partnerships
University of Alaska Anchorage

Associate Editors

Dr. Patricia Jenkins
Associate Professor, English
University of Alaska Anchorage

Libby Roderick
Associate Director, Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence
University of Alaska Anchorage

Paola Banchero
Assistant Professor, Journalism and
Public Communications
University of Alaska Anchorage

John Dede
Special Assistant to the Senior Vice Provost
University of Alaska Anchorage
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Proofreading Assistance

Wendy Withrow
Administrative Coordinator, College of Arts and Sciences
University of Alaska Anchorage