Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholars

Meet the 2015-2016 Arctic Initiative Scholars

 
Dr. Michael Sfraga Dr. Michael Sfraga
(Co-Lead Scholar)
United States
Vice Chancellor, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
Professor of Arctic Policy
School of Natural Resources and Extension
Discipline: Geography
Dr. Ross A. Virginia Dr. Ross A. Virginia
(Co-Lead Scholar)
United States
Director, Institute of Arctic Studies
Myers Family Professor of Environmental Science Dartmouth College
Discipline: Environmental Sciences

 

Dr. Tom Arnbom Dr. Tom Arnbom
Sweden
Senior Conservation Officer, WWF Sweden
Discipline: Biological Sciences
Dr. Linda Chamberlain Dr. Linda Chamberlain
United States
Founding Director and Public Health Scientist, Alaska Family Violence Prevention Project
Adjunct Professor
University of Alaska
Discipline: Public/Global Health

 

Susan Chatwood Ms. Susan Chatwood
Canada
Executive and Scientific Director, Institute for Circumpolar Health Research
Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana school of Public Health
University of Toronto
Discipline: Public/Global Health
Asli Dis

Ms. Asli Dis
Sweden
Research Fellow, Royal Institute of Technology
Discipline: Urban Planning

 

Dr. Gunhild Gjørv Dr. Gunhild Gjørv
Norway
Professor
University of Tromsø- The Arctic University of Norway
Research Associate, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
Discipline: Political Science
Dr. Tamara Harms
United States
Assistant Professor, College of Natural Science and Math
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Discipline: Environmental Sciences

 

Dr. Anne Hansen Dr. Anne Hansen
Denmark
Associate Professor, The Danish Center for Environmental Assessment
Aalborg University
Research Associate, Centre for Innovation and Research
Discipline: Environmental Sciences
Dr. Gwen Holdmann Ms. Gwen Holdmann
United States
Director, Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP)
Discipline: Engineering

 

Ms. Noor Johnson Dr. Noor Johnson
United States
Senior Advisor, Office of International Relations at the Smithsonian
Adjunct Professor
Brown University
Discipline: Anthropology
Dr. Trevor Lantz Dr. Trevor Lantz
Canada
Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Studies
University of Victoria
Discipline: Environmental Sciences

 

Dr. Bjarni Magnússon Dr. Bjarni Magnússon
Iceland
Assistant Professor
Reykjavik University School of Law
Discipline: Law
Susanna “Itty” Neuhaus-Schuck Ms. Susanna “Itty” Neuhaus-Schuck
United States
Associate Professor, School of Fine and Performing Arts
State University of New York at New Paltz
Discipline: Art

 

Dr. Gregory Poelzer Dr. Gregory Poelzer
Canada
Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies
University of Saskatchewan
Discipline: Political Science
Dr. Laura Sokka Dr. Laura Sokka
Finland
Senior Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Ltd.
Discipline: Environmental Sciences

 

Dr. Maria Tysiachniouk Dr. Maria Tysiachniouk
Russia
Researcher and Chair, Center for Independent Social Research
Discipline: Environmental Sociology
Dr. Øystein Varpe Dr. Øystein Varpe
Norway
Associate Professor, Department of Arctic Biology
University Centre in Svalbard
Adjunct Researcher
Akvaplan-niva (Tromsø, Norway)
Discipline: Biological Sciences
 
Dr. Niels Vestergaard Dr. Niels Vestergaard
Denmark
Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Business Economics
University of Southern Denmark
Discipline: Economics