Juneau Campus: Novatney Bldg
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11120 Glacier Hwy (NOV 1)
Juneau, AK 99801
Director of the Master of Public Administration Program & Associate Professor of Public Administration
Phone: 796-6418, Second Phone:
SOM: Public Administration
Doctor of Arts in Political Science–2007
Kathy DiLorenzo grew up in the Western states of Nevada, California, Washington, and Idaho, and is particularly interested in western and rural issues. She is currently completing her Doctor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Administration and Public Law from Idaho State University. She completed her Masters of Public Administration in 2004. While completing her education Kathy worked as the primary quantitative analyst for Partners for Prosperity, non-profit organization that acquired a substantial grant to study and eradicate poverty in the 16-county region of Southeastern Idaho. Her areas of research include the bureaucracy, constitutional and public law, poverty, minority and at-risk populations.
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
School of Management
University of Alaska Fairbanks, PhD, Natural Resource Policy and Sustainability Science – 2012
University of Alaska Southeast, MPA – 1995
Rochester Institute of Technology, Eisenhower College, BA, 1978
Jim has spent most of his life in Alaska with over three decades working on environmental and natural resource policy and management, and local governance issues. His public service includes nine years on the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly with 3 years as Deputy Mayor. His dissertation research and current research interests are community and institutional adaptive capacity in response to climate change, sustainability, and local decision-making. He currently teaches natural resource policy, local sustainability, public administration, and local governance courses. Jim balances his teaching with serving on several state and local nonprofit boards. He also lectures and consults on sustainability planning. He is a member of the International Association for Society and Natural Resources, and Ecological Society of America.
Adjunct Faculty of Public Administration
Phone: 786-4084, Second Phone:
SOM: Public Administration
Cathy LeCompte moved to Alaska in 1999 and started at the University of Alaska in 2000 as Assistant Professor of Business and administrator at the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus. In July 2010, she assumed the role of Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the University of Alaska Anchorage Community and Technical College. Cathy is an experienced online faculty member and skilled administrative leader who came through a CTE pathway; holds an AAS in Small Business Management, BS in Business Administration and an MA in Leadership. Her prior careers include nonprofit fund development executive, health club and restaurant manager, fitness instructor and head barista, small business owner and consultant. She is the current President for the Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education.