Dr. Diane Hirshberg is the Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research and a Professor of Education Policy at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She also serves as Vice-President Academic for the University of the Arctic. Her research includes education policy analysis, indigenous education, circumpolar education issues, and the role of education in sustainable development in the Arctic. She has studied the boarding school experiences of Alaska Native students and teacher supply, demand, and turnover, including the cost of teacher turnover in Alaska. She co-edited the book Education, Equity and Inclusion: Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable North, published this year. Her current work focuses on education and knowledge sharing in self-determined sustainable development in remote villages and supporting community efforts to build energy security and sustainability in northern and Indigenous communities. Dr. Hirshberg teaches in the Master of Public Policy Program at the UAA College of Business and Public Policy. She has a Ph.D. in Education from UCLA, a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, and two bachelor's degrees from UC Berkeley.
Dr. Hirshberg's slides - https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/cxe0jt97ilx8o53dcabob/HirshbergUnfinishedHistory.pdf?rlkey=z0skuyk87nw28244mbctxpyho&dl=0
The Helen & Lee Gorsuch Public Policy Forum: Public Education Funding in Alaska (7 December 2023 UAA) https://iseralaska.org/2023/10/the-helen-lee-gorsuch-public-policy-forum-public-education-funding-in-alaska/