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Greg Finstad, Ph.D.
Program Manager/Assistant Professor Range Ecology
Greg is the coordinator all of our research projects. He has been working with the herders of the Seward Peninsula for 25 years and is the driving force behind the collaborative nature of our program.
Courses taught:
Advanced range management
History of domesticated Alaskan ungulates
Research field logistics
High latitude range management
Alaskan ungulate husbandry
Meat production
Health issues in domesticated herds
glfinstad@alaska.edu      907.474.6055
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George Aguiar
Research Professional
George became involved in our program as an undergraduate, completing his senior thesis with the Reindeer Research Program, and working on the farm in his spare time. Now he's the coordinator for all of our "special projects" which means he's involved in just about everything.
gaaguiar@alaska.edu      907.474.6937

Darrell Blodgett
Data Specialist
Darrell is responsible for maintaining all of our computer equipment, managing our web server and developing our record keeping systems. He's our database programmer and it turns out he's pretty good with reindeer too.
dsblodgett@alaska.edu      907.474.7516

Erin Carr
Research Technician
Erin is our animal caretaker: She manages the day to day care and feeding of our herd. She ensures the animal facilities and equipment are kept in good working order. She coordinates with the rest of the reindeer program personnel whenever help is needed with handling animals or mending fences.
elcarr@alaska.edu      907.474.5449

Jennifer Robinette
Program Coordinator
Jennifer is the main contact to the public, coordinates the volunteer program and participates in the educational outreach program to elementary and secondary schools. She handles our administrative and accounting duties, monitors the program's budget, assists with grant proposal writing, as well as the coordination of travel and logistics for field work. She is the main contact for the Reindeer Roundup! Curriculum guide and assists with research projects, as needed.
jmpoindexter@alaska.edu      907.474.7636


Affiliates

Eva (Ia) Wiklund
Affiliate Associate Professor
Eva is a meat scientist with a research background in Scandinavian reindeer husbandry and the deer industries in New Zealand and Australia. She is currently working on several meat projects that investigate various aspects of production and quality of reindeer meat.
ffemw2@uaf.edu      

Contact Information

Reindeer Research Program
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