Patricia Cochran

Patricia Cochran, Co-Principale Investigator

Alaska Native Science Commission, Anchorage, U.S. (Co- Principle Investigator) pcochran@aknsc.org. Ms.Cochran was born and raised in traditional Inupiat ways in Nome, Alaska. She served as Chair of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, and she also served as Chair of the Indigenous Peoples’ Secretariat to the Arctic Council. Ms. Cochran is the Executive Director of the Alaska Native Science Commission, a nonprofit organization created to bring together research and science in partnership with Alaska Native communities. Ms. Cochran has served earlier as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator on numerous projects throughout the Arctic, including the Survey of Living Conditions in the Arctic, the Traditional Knowledge and Contaminants Project, the Traditional Lifeways and Subsistence Project, and the Indigenous Knowledge Systems Research Colloquium. She has also served in numerous other positions in various boards and institutions around the Arctic.