/ Diverse Voices in Fisheries Science – Dr. Jessica Black – May 10, 2023

Diverse Voices in Fisheries Science – Dr. Jessica Black – May 10, 2023

May 10, 2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

UCSC’s Fisheries Collaborative Program and the Santa Cruz-Monterey Bay Area Subunit of the American Fisheries Society present the third annual, Diverse Voices in Fisheries Science Seminar Series.


Diverse Voices in Fisheries Science aims to highlight diversity in fisheries science by offering a platform for diverse speakers to share their research and by creating space for early career scientists to network with professionals in the industry.


We are pleased to present Dr. Jessica Black, Ph.D, as the third speaker in our four part series. Dr. Jessica Black (she/her) is Gwich’in from the villages of Gwichyaa Zhee (Ft. Yukon) and Toghotthele (Nenana), Alaska. Dr. Black currently serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Alaska Native Studies, Rural Development and Tribal Governance at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She completed her Ph.D in Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Her dissertation and current research examine the relationship between governance and well-being among Alaska Native peoples, especially as it pertains to Tribal Stewardship and Cultural Connectivity.




Speaker: Dr. Jessica Black, Associate Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Talk Title: Tamamta:  All of Us

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023


10:30am – 11am, Networking Session, snacks and refreshments provided (in person only)

11am – 12 noon, Virtual presentation followed by Q&A