Center for Geography and Environmental Social Sciences
Western Washington University
AddressDept. of Environmental Studies
natural resources management, Native communities
Relationships between extractive natural resources, remote communities, and poverty.ANCSA and other federal/state resource policies and their impacts on Native polities.Participatory research methodologies in investigating the adoption and implementation of improved sanitation services in rural Alaska.Traditional knowledge systems in developing efficient, cost-effective ways of providing safe water and environmentally sound sewage disposal in rural communities.Facilitating community capacity to assess environmental problems.Theories on the roles of schools and other agencies as magnets for settlement in remote areas of Alaska.