Neil Nickerson, M.A.
- 1996: Master of Arts, Naval War College, Newport RI
- 1983: Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Captain Nickerson is our Juneau based Maritime Professor. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our program and through his efforts has expanded the UAS Maritime presence in Juneau immensely.
Captain Nickerson is a retired USCG officer and has many years of command experience aboard a variety of USCG Cutters. Upon his retirement from the USCG, he worked as a Mate aboard towing vessels with Crowley Maritime in Valdez and as a relief Mate/Chief Mate for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Captain Nickerson also was the owner/operator of Alaska Sailing Charters, commanding a 49 ft ketch on expedition, sightseeing and dinner charters. In his spare time, Captain Nickerson enjoys surfing, kayaking and travel - especially to destinations with big waves!
- Master of Motor Vessels, Any Gross Tons Upon Oceans
- Master Any Towing Vessel Upon Oceans
- Able Seaman, Unlimited