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Lilian Alessa

Lilian Alessa

Associate Professor, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska-Anchorage

afla@uaa.alaska.edu

907-786-1507

Environment and Natural Resources Institute
University of Alaska-Anchorage
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK 99506
USA

Titles

  • Associate Professor, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska-Anchorage

Biography

Dr. Lilian Alessa heads the Resilience and Adaptive Management Group at UAA, and has served on the board of the Arctic Research Consortium of the United States. Her expertise is in the conceptual development and application of complex systems thinking and in the development of research strategies.

Education

  • PhD, Cell Biology, University of British Columbia

External Links

Journal Articles

2008

Alessa, L., A. Kliskey, P. Williams and M. Barton. 2008. Perception of change in freshwater in remote resource-dependent Arctic communities. Global Environmental Change 18(1):153-164.

2006

Alessa, L., M. Laituri and M. Barton. 2006. An "all hands" call to the social sciences community: Establishing a community framework for complexity modeling using agent based models and cyberinfrastructure. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 9(4):. (link )

Books

2015

Alessa, L., A. Kliskey, M. Altaweel, M. Barton, S. Bankes, E. Bondizio, D. Brown, J. Feddema, C. Grier, J. Liu, E. F. Moran, J. Ozik, T. Park, W. Rand, S. Wang and D. Rogers. 2015. Best Practices for Integrating Social Sciences into Social Ecological Systems Science: Future Directions for Building a More Resilient America. Center for Resilient Communities, University of Idaho. Moscow, ID. ISBN: 978-0-692-45080-2. (link )