Book Discussions & Reviews

UAA Campus Bookstore Events Feb. 16 – 26, 2015

1. Monday, February 16 from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Mouhcine Guettabi presents “Health Disparities and Urban & Regional Economics.” Mouhcine Guettabi  teaches in the UAA  Economics Dept. and is on faculty with ISER.  At this event  he examines the interconnections between health disparities and economics.  Mouhcine Guettabi received a Ph.D. in Economics from Oklahoma State University. […]

Oct. 2, 2014–Animal Stories: Encounters with Alaska’s Wildlife–Bill Sherwonit

Born in Bridgeport, Conn., nature writer Bill Sherwonit has called Alaska home since 1982. He has contributed essays and articles to a wide variety of newspapers, magazines, journals, and anthologies and is the author of more than a dozen books. His newest book is a collection of essays, Animal Stories: Encounters with Alaska’s Wildlife, published […]

Sept. 11, 2014–It’s Important to Paws–David Jensen

A third-generation Alaskan, David was born in Fairbanks before statehood. His family moved to Anchorage in 1963 just prior to the Great Alaska Earthquake. David graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a degree in Journalism and Public Communications in 1989. That same year, he created Alaska Pet-ography as a home-based business. Realizing that […]

June 6, 2013–To Russia With Love, An Alaskan’s Journey–Victor Fischer

Born in Berlin, Germany, Victor Fischer was a delegate to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, served in the territorial House of Representatives and the Alaska State Senate, and worked in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A member of the faculty of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks and Alaska, he was director for […]