ISER Directors, 1961-2018

George Rogers

George Rogers, ISER founder, 1961

Also

  • Adjunct professor of economics, ISER, 1961-2010
  • Advisor to Alaska territorial governors, 1945-1958
  • Consultant to Alaska constitutional convention, 1955-1956
  • Visiting Scholar, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge University, England, 1967-1968

Vic Fischer, Director, 1966-1976

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  • Delegate to Alaska constitutional convention, 1955-1956
  • Alaska territorial legislature, 1957-1959
  • Alaska state legislature, 1981-1986
  • Director emeritus, ISER, 2000-Present
Vic Fischer, 2008
Lee Gorsuch, 2004

Lee Gorsuch, Director, 1976-1994

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  • Chancellor, UAA, 1994-2004
  • President, City University of Seattle, 2006-2013

Tom Morehouse, Acting Director, 1985-1986

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  • Professor of political science, ISER, 1968-1994
  • Professor emeritus of political science, 1994-Present
Tom Morehouse
Jack Kruse, 2018

Jack Kruse, Director, 1994-1997

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  • Professor of survey research, ISER, 1976-1997
  • Professor emeritus of public policy, 1997-Present

Bill McDiarmid, Director, 1997-2001

Also

  • Boeing Professor of Teacher Education, University of Washington, 2001-2008
  • Dean, School of Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2009-2016
  • Alumni Distinguished Professor of Education, UNC, Chapel Hill, 2009-Present
Scott Goldsmith

Scott Goldsmith, Director, 2001-2005

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  • Professor of economics, ISER, 1976-2012
  • Professor emeritus of economics, ISER, 2013-Present

Fran Ulmer, Director, 2005-2007

Also

  • Alaska state legislature, 1986-1994
  • Alaska lieutenant governor, 1994-2002
  • Chancellor, UAA, 2007-2011
  • Chair, Arctic Research Commission, 2011-2019
Fran Ulmer, 1999
Steve Colt

Steve Colt, Director, 2007-2009

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  • Professor of economics, ISER, 1984-2016
  • Professor emeritus of economics, ISER, 2016-Present
  • Professor of economics, Alaska Pacific University, 2016-Present

Heather Hudson, Director, 2010-2012

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  • Professor of public policy, ISER, 2010-2012
  • ISER affiliate faculty, 2013-Present
Heather Hudson
Gunnar Knapp

Gunnar Knapp, Director, 2013-2016

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  • Professor of economics, ISER, 1981-2016
  • Professor emeritus of economics, 2016-Present

Ralph Townsend, Director, 2016-Present

Also

  • Professor of economics, ISER, 2016-Present
  • Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Winona State University, 2010-2016
  • Chief economist, New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries, 2007-2010
  • Professor of Economics, University of Maine, 1994-2006
Ralph Townsend