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Meet the team! ACRC includes staff, UAS faculty, and postdoctoral researchers based on the UAS campus or nearby Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab. We also collaborate with a growing group of researchers and students, from undergraduates to PhD students.

Thomas F. Thornton, Ph.D.

Thomas F. Thornton, Ph.D.

Director of Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center & Professor of Environment and Society

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Jason B. Fellman, Ph.D.

Jason B. Fellman, Ph.D.

Deputy Director - Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center & Research Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

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Jim Powell, Ph.D.

Jim Powell, Ph.D.

Term Assistant Research Professor, Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center

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Emily J. Whitney, M.S.

Emily J. Whitney, M.S.

Research Professional

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John Harley, Ph.D.

John Harley, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

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Leah Gregg, M.A.

Leah Gregg, M.A.

Administrative Specialist

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Molly Tankersley

Molly Tankersley

Science Communications Specialist

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Affiliate Researchers

eran hood

Eran Hood

Professor of Environmental Science
Arts and Sciences - Natural Sciences

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sonia nagorski

Sonia Nagorski

Associate Professor of Geology
Arts and Sciences - Natural Sciences

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jason amundson

Jason Amundson

Associate Professor of Geophysics
Arts and Sciences - Natural Sciences

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julie schram

Julie Schram

Assistant Professor of Animal Physiology

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ryan bellmore

Ryan Bellmore

USFS Research Fish Biologist

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dave damore

Dave D'Amore

USFS Research Soil Scientist

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Affiliate Students

croix fylpaa

Croix Fylpaa

UAF Graduate Student

megan behnke

Megan Behnke

Florida State University Ph.D. Candidate

claire delbecq

Claire Delbecq

UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences M.S. student

kevin fitzgerald

Kevin Fitzgerald

UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences M.S. student