Andrew (Anaru) Kliskey


Andrew (Anaru) Kliskey, Senior Researcher

University of Alaska, Anchorage, U.S (Senior Researcher) Dr. Andrew (Anaru) Kliskey comes from Aotearoa / New Zealand. He is trained as a land surveyor (BSurv), resource planner (MRRP), and gained a PhD degree in geography that integrated geographic information systems, behavioral geography, and resource management. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of British Columbia, BC and at the Arctic Institute of North America’s Kluane Lake Field Station in Yukon Territory, Canada. He is currently Associate Professor in Biology and Geography & Environmental Studies and co-leader of the Resilience and Adaptive Management (RAM) Group at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Dr. Kliskey has spent the last five years working with people in Inupiat communities in Northwestern Alaska to understand their perception of environmental change. Dr. Kliskey’s expertise is in the application and integration of questionnaire surveys, inperson interviews, GIS, and agent based modeling.