Colleen Strawhacker

Colleen Strawhacker is a research scientist at NSIDC and joined the ELOKA team in 2013. She is trained as an anthropological archaeologist, and her research interests focus on climate-driven challenges to food security in the prehispanic US Southwest and Arctic with particular interest in information and data sovereignty issues for Indigenous communities. She has partnered closely with Indigenous communities in her research. As of June 2018, Colleen is on detail to the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a program director for Arctic System Sciences.