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.
Ph.D., Cell Biology, University of British Columbia
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.
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)