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      907.474.6055

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.      907.474.5449

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.      907.474.7516


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.      

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