Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences - Paula Martin
Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences and Interim Vice Provost for Research & Sponsored Programs
School of Arts and Sciences
Paula Martin was appointed as UAS Interim Vice-Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs / Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences in January 2021.
Martin served as Assistant Director for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor at UAA’s Kenai Peninsula College since 2008. Dr. Martin earned her PhD at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in entomology in 1993. She taught at Emory University, where she led its Human and Natural Ecology program. She then accepted an opportunity to create a new department, Environmental Science and Studies at Juniata College in Pennsylvania. This department grew rapidly, and Dr. Martin augmented her experience as full Professor by becoming Assistant Provost at Juniata.