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Senate Members

2022 – 2023 Faculty Senate Members

*Please see Article III of the Constitution in the UAS Faculty Handbook for information concerning membership

President

Jennifer Ward, M.L.I.S.

Jennifer Ward, M.L.I.S.

Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Outreach Services Librarian

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President Elect

Glenn D. Wright, Ph.D.

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.

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Past President

Andrea L. Dewees

Andrea L. Dewees

Associate Professor of Spanish

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Business/PADM Senator

Michael Boyer, J.D. (he/him)

Michael Boyer, J.D.

Associate Professor of Law Science

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Career Education Senator

Neil Voelckers

Neil Voelckers

Assistant Professor, Power Technology

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Education Senator

Elizabeth A. Hartley, Ph.D.

Elizabeth A. Hartley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education and Program Coordinator: Elementary Education MAT, K-8 Graduate Certificate and Endorsement

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Humanities Senator

Andrea L. Dewees

Andrea L. Dewees

Associate Professor of Spanish

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Library Senator

Jonas Lamb

Jonas Lamb

Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, Public Services Librarian

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Natural Sciences Senator

Lisa Hoferkamp, Ph.D.

Lisa Hoferkamp, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chemistry

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Social Sciences Senator

David H. Noon, Ph.D.

David H. Noon, Ph.D.

Professor of History

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Juneau Campus Senator

Lance (X̱’unei) A. Twitchell, M.F.A., Ph.D.

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!

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Ketchikan Campus Senator

Ali Ziegler, Ph.D.

Ali Ziegler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

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Sitka Campus Senator

Joe Liddle

Joe Liddle

Professor of Mathematics

He covers the majority of the UAS distance mathematics and statistics courses.

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