2022 – 2023 Faculty Senate Members
*Please see Article III of the Constitution in the UAS Faculty Handbook for information concerning membership
Jennifer Ward, M.L.I.S.
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Outreach Services LibrarianProfile and contact info
Glenn D. Wright, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science; Statewide Coordinator, Senator Ted Stevens State Legislative Internship Program
For Glenn, the study of politics is a vocation as well as a pastime, though he also enjoys skiing and sea kayaking. He writes on environmental issues, resource governance, and Alaska state politics and spends about 150 days a year on skis or in a kayak.
Michael Boyer, J.D. (he/him)
Associate Professor of Law ScienceProfile and contact info
Career Education Senator
Assistant Professor, Power TechnologyProfile and contact info
Elizabeth A. Hartley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education and Program Coordinator: Elementary Education MAT, K-8 Graduate Certificate and EndorsementProfile and contact info
Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Public Services LibrarianProfile and contact info
Natural Sciences Senator
Lisa Hoferkamp, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of ChemistryProfile and contact info
Social Sciences Senator
David H. Noon, Ph.D.
Professor of HistoryProfile and contact info
Juneau Campus Senator
Lance (X̱’unei) A. Twitchell, M.F.A., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Alaska Native Languages
All systems and spaces have space for Indigenous languages, knowledges, arts, and peoples. You can study with us and stand up for Indigenous languages, ways of knowing, and decolonization in revolutionary self-love. Kakḵwa.áaḵw aag̱áa yakḵwadláaḵ: I will try, and I will succeed!
Ketchikan Campus Senator
Ali Ziegler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of PsychologyProfile and contact info
Sitka Campus Senator
Professor of Mathematics
He covers the majority of the UAS distance mathematics and statistics courses.