Project Team

  • Class of 2017
    I will be researching grass lay on Saint Lawrence Island to better understand the changing winds patterns affecting the island...
  • Class of 2017
    I traveled to Alaska to meet with village elders and learn more about the meaning of the names and if they relate to storm events. 
  • Class of 2016
    I traveled to Shaktoolik to film the village’s efforts to guard the village from storms. It was an entirely new experience for me...
  • Class of 2015
    Working on AKSIK opened my eyes to the effects of climate change on small communities that lead a subsistence lifestyle.
  • Class of 2014
    I Researched the relocation efforts of indigenous Alaskan communities and US government hindrances and policies.
  • Class of 2014
    In my senior year I participated in a research seminar on climate change adaptation and produced a documentary film....
  • Class of 2012
    I worked on Silageetuk - a short advocacy film on Shaktoolik and the perils of storm surges from climate change....
  • Class of 2012
    I was part of the first group to go up to Shaktoolik and Savoonga where we conducted interviews in both communities...
  • Class of 2012
    I traveled to Shaktoolik and Savoonga to survey members about the impacts climate change has had on their subsistence lifestyle...

  • Associate Professor
    Environmental Studies
    St. Lawrence University