Upcoming Seminars

ISER regularly hosts lunchtime seminars, with speakers from inside and outside ISER, usually from 12 to 1 in the ISER conference room, on the third floor at 1901 Bragaw Street, Suite 301. Below is a list of seminars currently planned for 2017. We'll add dates as we know them, and also send out announcements with more information about a week before each seminar.

Scheduled Talks

November 9, 2017. Philip Grossman, Visiting Professor, Rasmuson Chair of Economics, UAA . It Pays to be a Man: Rewards for Leaders in a Coordination Game

January 2018. Kevin Berry, assistant professor of economics, ISER, The Allocation of Time and Risk of Lyme: A Case of Ecosystem Service Income and Substitution Effects


Dates yet to be determined

Dalee Dorough, associate professor of political science, UAA: A legal and Policy Framework Analysis for Pikialasorsuaq: The Right to Self-Determination and Inuit Control

Matthew Reimer, assistant professor of economics, ISER: An overview of declining halibut biomass in the North Pacific fisheries

Diwakar Vadapalli, assistant professor of public policy, ISER: Developing a participatory framework for the Alaska Citizen Review Panel and the Office of Children's Services (OCS), to help make OCS more effective

Andrew Bibler, assistant professor of economics, ISER: Tax enforcement in peer-to-peer rental markets

Jen Schmidt, assistant professor of natural resource management and policy, ISER: Data gaps in Alaska

Diwakar Vadapalli, assistant professor of public policy, ISER: Identifying successful strategies for engaging new fathers in the Nurse Home-Visiting Partnership