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Thomas F. Thornton, Ph.D.

Thomas F. Thornton, Ph.D.

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

Arts and Sciences — Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center

Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1995)
  • M.A. Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA  (Distinction) (1990)
  • B.A. Sociology/Anthropology, Swarthmore College, PA, USA (Phi Beta Kappa) (1986)

Research Interests

Social-Environmental Change, Biocultural Diversity, Resilience and Adaptation, Ethnoecology, Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems, Resource Management and Sustainable Development

Thomas F. Thornton, Ph.D.

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

Arts and Sciences — Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center

Thomas F. Thornton, Ph.D.