M. Phil Polar Studies (2011), University of Cambridge
B.A. Anthropology (2010), Bowdoin College
Alison Weisburger recently completed her master's degree with the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, where she wrote a dissertation titled Indigenous Knowledge in International Arctic Governance Regimes. Prior to that, she graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College, where she received a B.A. in Anthropology with an emphasis in Arctic Studies. Alison has worked extensively with the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center as a research assistant, tour guide, and archaeological laboratory assistant. During the summer of 2009, she traveled to northwest Greenland as a field crew member for the Inglefield Land Archaeology Project. Her research interests include international cooperation in the Arctic, indigenous issues, and natural resource development in the High North.